Dr. Ryan Chen

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Eat Your Way to a Healthy Smile: Best Foods for Your Teeth

You take great care of your teeth by brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist as scheduled. But are you doing everything you can? Just like carrots are good for our eyes and water for our skin, specific foods deliver healthy benefits to our mouths. If you’re already being diligent with your oral hygiene routine, then [...]

By |2018-11-05T16:39:02+00:00November 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Choose the Right Toothpaste Type for Your Family

Brushing with the right toothpaste is key to maintaining a bright, healthy smile. One type of toothpaste may be more effective for you than another. This guide will help you select the best one to meet your specific needs. The first toothpaste was invented by Ancient Egyptians in 5000 BC, even before toothbrushes were [...]

By |2018-10-30T19:05:21+00:00October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Start School Smiling!

  We are pleased to announce that we will be participating in a charity campaign sponsored by the Alberta Dental Association and College. It is called Start School Smiling and allows Grade One students in Alberta to have a free examination, with bitewing x-rays if needed, at Rundle Dental in Calgary. The campaign will be [...]

By |2018-10-30T18:18:59+00:00September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Does Diabetes Increase Your Risk for Oral Health Problems?

According to Diabetes Canada, the estimated prevalence of diabetes in the country in 2015 is 3.4 million or 9.3 percent. This figure is set to reach 5 million or 12.1 percent by 2025. Diabetes can affect anyone across ages and from all walks of life. When someone has diabetes, their ability to process sugar is [...]

By |2018-08-20T19:13:49+00:00July 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Fruit Juice Can be Worse than Soda for Your Teeth

Fruit juice is often described as a healthy drink, or at least a healthier option than fizzy drinks. After all, it's made from natural fruits. It also contains the common vitamins and minerals we know of such as vitamin C. However, according to dental professionals, fruit juice can also pose danger to our teeth. Should [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:53:46+00:00June 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Happens During Your Routine Dental Office Visit

What happens during a routine dental checkup? Routine visits to the dentist are important even if you strictly follow your dental home care routine. This helps ensure that your teeth stay strong and clean for the long term. This also prevents dental issues from developing. It’s also important that you find a dentist near you [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:51:18+00:00May 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Enjoy Healthy Smile for Life

Like you, your dentist wants you to keep a healthy smile for life and this is always possible with good dental hygiene habits. Let’s talk about how you can make sure your smile stays in good condition for the long term. Find a dentist you feel comfortable with. Recommendations are a great way to start [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:49:32+00:00April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Care for Baby Gums and Growing Teeth

The need to take care of a baby’s oral health starts even before their first tooth comes in. Your baby may be incapable of eating solid food yet, but that doesn't make them immune to dental issues. Here are tips to taking care of baby gums and teeth to ensure stellar oral health as they [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:43:57+00:00March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Is Dentin and Why Is It Important?

The dentin always gets mentioned when we talk about the tooth enamel. But what is dentin and why is it as important as the latter? What is Dentin? Dentin is one of the four tissues that make up a tooth. The other three are enamel, cementum, and pulp.  Dentin is strong but not as solid [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:42:24+00:00February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Reverse Tooth Decay

Tooth decay may develop because of bacteria feeding on sugar in your mouth. This process produces acids and later on leaves holes on the tooth. These holes are known as dental cavities. Harmful bacteria target food and drinks with sugar or starch but with the help of saliva, along with fluoride, teeth are able replenish lost minerals. This [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:37:51+00:00January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments