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Mouth care is overlooked & undervalued. There I said it!

Many people face multi-complex barriers obtaining preventive dental care services.   Addressing poor oral health among older adults is imperative as this leads to other health problems. The problem of poor oral health among older adults is multi-factorial. Many older adults have difficulty brushing their own teeth due to poor manual dexterity, limited mobility,vision problems, […]

Alzheimer’s Disease & Oral Care Challenges

Someone who is living with Alzheimer’s Disease requires regular Dental Hygiene visits. It is ideal to have a dental assessment early on,when someone is first diagnosed with this disease. As Alzheimer’s progresses, the person may forgot to brush his or her teeth or forget why it is important. As a caregiver, you may have to […]

Mobile Dental Hygiene Care

I find it difficult to talk about myself. I don’t take a lot of selfies or showcase my business achievements. It’s not that I am have not worked hard or made personal sacrifices, I do! My body aches from hauling my equipment most days. I ensure my client’s are extremely comfortable, this may involve providing […]

Gift From the Heart #GFTH2018

    GIVE A GIFT FROM THE HEART We have all experienced the client who comes into our lives that cannot financially afford our dental hygiene care. They are the under-serviced, the neglected, those without dental insurance or those on a fixed income. In 2009, Gift from the Heart was founded by Bev Woods. GFTH is […]

Silver Diamine Fluoride will stop tooth decay — painlessly!

For years, it has been a challenge for many to fix cavities by visiting a Dentist! I’m thrilled to introduce a new service that helps individuals in our community overcome a major obstacle and ultimately solves a dilemma that has worried me for years! Stopping cavities from growing when my clients cannot seek care with […]

How Xylitol 100% Natural Sweetener Be Beneficial For Your Teeth?

How Xylitol 100% Natural Sweetener Be Beneficial For Your Teeth?   Xylitol is a natural Sweetener from Birch Trees, or vegetable sources. Over twenty years research indicates Xylitol can effectively help with a dry mouth and reduces tooth decay. Xylitol has a low impact on blood sugar, therefore individuals living with Diabetes can appreciate the […]

What is dry mouth?

Dry mouth can occur related to medication side effects & other contributing factors. This increases the risk of bacterial plaque and tartar formation. A dry mouth can be very uncomfortable. It can contribute to swallowing issues, increase the risk of oral related infections and impact overall health. Older adults are at an increased risk of […]

What is soft plaque?

Soft plaque is a deposit of living and dead bacteria. When this plaque remains in the mouth it will form a hard deposit, known as tartar. Tartar is an irritant to the gums and often leads to more serious conditions. Tartar is a rock-like substance that will form on dentures and natural teeth. Tartar can […]

What is Gum Disease?

Gum or periodontal disease is an infectious condition that can result in the inflammatory destruction of gums and the supporting bone of the teeth. When the inflammation becomes well established it can allow bacterial toxins into the blood stream. When left untreated this can contribute to more serious conditions such as: Acute gum infection & […]