Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

One of the most common questions asked to dental professionals is: “what are receding gums?”. In simple terms, receding gums are a result of gum disease — causing your gums to have a “receding” appearance. What causes receding gums?...
Dry Mouth? Here’s What You Can Do!

Dry Mouth? Here’s What You Can Do!

If you suffer from dry mouth – especially in the summer – Highgate Medical Dental, your Burnaby dentist, has some valuable tips on what you can do to relieve your dry mouth symptoms and enjoy yourself, whatever the season! Offer Yourself a Mint or Two If...
What to Do after a Tooth Extraction

What to Do after a Tooth Extraction

After a tooth extraction (removal) has been completed by one of our dental health professionals at our Burnaby dental clinic, it’s important to take proper care of the site to prevent infection, control bleeding and allow the gum tissue to heal well enough that...
Bad Breath? Freshen Up with These Quick Tips from Your Dentist

Bad Breath? Freshen Up with These Quick Tips from Your Dentist

Whether you’re in a business meeting or a lunch date, halitosis or bad breath can ruin your whole day and your fabulous first impression. However, with these tips from your Burnaby dentist at Highgate Medical Dental clinic, you can quickly fix your bad breath...
Want to Live a Longer, Happier Life? Smile more! [TEDx]

Want to Live a Longer, Happier Life? Smile more! [TEDx]

If you’re looking for a way to improve your health, your social relationships and your overall well-being, smiling is your best bet! The simple act of smiling comes with a lot of benefits. According to a recent TED Talk given by Health Tap founder and CEO Ron...