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Dental Fillings: Which Type is Right for You?

2024-06-10T05:42:08-06:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , , |

A trip to the dentist isn't always at the top of everyone's to-do list. But if you're dealing with a cavity or tooth damage, dental fillings are often the best way to restore your smile and prevent further problems. At Yankee Valley Dental, we pride ourselves on providing compassionate, trusted dental care, [...]

4 Benefits of Regular Dental Clinic Visits

2024-04-04T05:36:33-06:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , |

Life gets busy, and it can be easy to overlook certain aspects of self-care. Dental care often falls victim to this oversight. However, caring for your teeth and gums is an important part of your overall health and hygiene, and a large part of oral health care includes regular visits to your [...]

March 6 is National Dentist Day

2024-03-06T04:57:24-07:00March 6th, 2024|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , , |

Every year, special occasions act as reminders to appreciate all we have. Christmas reminds us to enjoy our loved ones, Thanksgiving reminds us to appreciate what we have, and now, National Dentist Day reminds us to appreciate our family dentist. So, this March 6, remember to thank that special person who keeps [...]

Finding the Right Children’s Dentist

2024-02-12T05:24:38-07:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , |

Regular visits to the dentist are an important part of your child’s overall health. Detecting issues like cavities, gingivitis, and teeth grinding early on can be key to preventing problems from worsening and the development of bigger issues. Ensuring your child has regular dental checkups is the best way to do that. [...]

How You Can Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month This February

2024-02-12T05:36:41-07:00February 1st, 2024|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , |

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This time of year offers an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge your child’s oral health. The commemoration unifies oral health experts, caregivers, and parents to give children a positive start to their dental health.  From healthy snacks and oral routines to visiting your children’s dentist, [...]

Understanding Tooth Pain: Reasons You Might Need a Root Canal or Other Dental Treatment

2024-01-12T03:17:50-07:00January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , , , |

Tooth pain is more than a minor inconvenience— it’s an indication that something is wrong. It can indicate dental issues like decay, fracture, or infection. While tooth pain often resolves on its own, these issues sometimes require professional dental treatments, such as a root canal, a dental crown, or a tooth extraction. [...]

Happy Holidays from Yankee Valley Dental

2023-12-14T02:09:15-07:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , |

The holiday season is well underway, and our team at Yankee Valley Dental would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. We are proud to be an Airdrie-run family dentistry serving the local community. Such times come with many festivities, celebrations, and treats. This means we must [...]

Can Emergency Dentists Perform Root Canals?

2023-12-01T03:02:21-07:00November 6th, 2023|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , , |

Sometimes, patients experience sudden emergencies that call for a root canal; thankfully, an emergency dentist can conduct root canals when the need arises. At Yankee Valley Dental, our emergency dentist in Airdrie is available to help relieve your pain as quickly as possible.  What is a Root Canal? A root canal is [...]

How Teeth Whitening Can Transform Your Smile For World Smile Day

2023-10-30T09:09:31-06:00October 6th, 2023|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , , |

A smile is a universal language of happiness, a gesture that transcends borders, cultures, and languages. On World Smile Day, a celebration dedicated to spreading joy and kindness, what better way to illuminate the world than with a radiant, confident smile? The History of World Smile Day Every year, on the first [...]

Benefits of Having a Family Dentist

2023-09-27T03:59:58-06:00September 6th, 2023|Categories: Our Dental Blog|Tags: , |

There can be some confusion about which dentist is the best for families. Most people believe that children must only go to pediatric dentists and adults to general dentists, when in fact, a family dentist is capable and trained to see patients of all ages. Family dentists are qualified and trained to [...]

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