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Oral Cancer And Your Dental Health

Oral Cancer

Every year, thousands of Canadians are diagnosed with oral cancer. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, an estimated 4700 Canadians will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2017, and an estimated 1250 will die from it. While oral cancer has a good survival rate when detected early, it is often not diagnosed until the...
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How Does Dental Erosion Affect Your Oral Health?

What Is Dental Erosion?

Dental erosion (acid erosion) is a common problem in today's society. It occurs when the outer tooth structure comes in contact with acid. The acid starts to soften and wear away the tooth's enamel. The acid could be from what we eat and drink, or from acids originating in our stomach. Similarly,...
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What You Should Know About Mouthwash

What Is Mouthwash?

A mouthwash, also known as mouthrinse is commonly used as part of a complete daily oral hygiene routine. There are a growing number of mouthrinses available on the market today, and this leaves many people are wondering if they should be using a mouthrinse, and if so, which one?

Who Should Use Mouthwash?

The CDHA's...
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Eating Disorders And Oral Health

Eating Disorders And Oral Health

Eating disorders can negatively impact oral health in some ways. Two eating disorders discussed here, anorexia and bulimia, may have overlapping negative impacts such as malnutrition. Other impacts are specific to each type of eating disorder.

Anorexia Nervosa

A type of eating disorder that is characterized by very low body weight, severe food...
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