Learn why dry socket occurs after tooth removal and what you can do to prevent it.
Enjoy the good times and avoid dental concerns, here are tips to keep your teeth in good condition this holiday season.
Common causes of tooth sensitivity and how to treat it from home. Do you wince when hot or cold foods and beverages touch your teeth? Does the discomfort keep you from enjoying your food? You may have tooth sensitivity.
We talk about possible causes of teeth sensitivity after getting dental treatments and how to minimize them. Do you experience discomfort or increased tooth sensitivity after dental treatments? Regular dental visits are part of maintaining good oral health.
The importance of dental care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even if the quarantine is limiting our movements, it’s still important to maintain good dental care habits.
Here are habits that help you maintain healthy teeth and gums. Good dental hygiene habits are essential in maintaining good oral health. Being consistent with your dental care routine is one way you can prevent the need for complex treatments and lower your dental costs.
Here are some of the cosmetic procedures we’re offering in our Bowmanville dental office.
Is it too early or too late to take your child to the dentist? We talk about this and more in this post.
Delaying dental treatments may only result in more issues down the road. Here are reasons to keep your dental visits.
What Invisalign® is and some signs that it may be the right treatment option for you.
Snacks that can be bad for children's teeth Everyone wants to give their children healthy and nutritious food, while letting them indulge in sweets and salty food occasionally. There are, however, snacks that can be bad for children's teeth. Children need to limit the intake of these types of food to protect their teeth and […]
How Does Vitamin Deficiency Affect Your Mouth? Vitamin deficiency in the body can also affect your oral health. Should you notice something unusual with your mouth, that could be a sign you need more of certain vitamins. If you feel your teeth are getting weaker, this can be a sign that you need more calcium. […]
What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer Oral cancer is a common disease affecting the mouth. One of the causes linked to it is exposure to Human papillomavirus or HPV. HPV has more than 100 strains and not all of them can pose serious health risks. Some, however, can cause visible warts and certain […]
Your dental team can educate you on the impacts of smoking on your oral health that you may not be aware of and help you stop the habit.
Bad breath is usually temporary and is resolved by cleaning your mouth. If it’s chronic there may be an underlying cause that requires immediate attention.
Itchy gums are preventable and treatable. Although in some cases, it could be an indication of a more serious dental problem.
Diabetes can result in increased blood sugar levels, which can weaken the white blood cells or the body’s defense against bacterial infections.
Early Signs of Dental Trouble Dental problems are preventable with good oral hygiene practices, a healthy lifestyle, and regular dental visits. Knowing more about common dental issues will also help you avoid them. Here are early signs and symptoms of dental trouble, and what you can do to fix it. Toothache A toothache is one […]
How Does a Dentist Fix a Chipped Tooth? If you chipped a tooth, don’t panic. Your dentist will still be able to fix it. However, you need to get to the dental office as soon as possible. Leaving the chipped tooth untreated may only cause further damage to it. In the meantime, you may rinse […]
A pacifier can help calm a baby. However, many parents are concerned about their effects on baby teeth. Is it bad for your baby’s developing mouth? Can it cause dental issues along the way? Let’s start with the benefits of using a pacifier.
Gingivitis is a common gum disease characterized by swelling and redness of the gingiva. Gingiva is the gum tissue surrounding the base of the teeth.
Is Teeth Brightening Safe? Many look at a bright smile as a standard of beauty. This idea can be largely attributed to models and personalities donning a white set of teeth. Teeth whitening has, thus, become a popular treatment for people of all ages. While it’s no longer new as a form of cosmetic dentistry, […]
Am I a Good Candidate for Invisalign? Invisalign is a great way to fix misaligned teeth, but it isn’t for everyone. This dental advancement is popular as it eliminates the need for bulky wires and metals that can also cause irritation and pain. If you’re interested in having straight teeth, and you are interested in […]
The Foods to Eat for a Healthy Smile Halloween is the time of year when we tend to overindulge and stock up on treats. It's a good time to really pay attention to your oral hygiene routine. You’ll also want to be cautious about your diet. Let's talk about the best foods for your teeth and […]
What can I do about Sensitive Teeth? Tooth sensitivity can happen to anyone but it’s most common among those ages 20-40. It starts when the outermost layer of the tooth, called the enamel, erodes. The pigmented layer beneath it, or the dentin, becomes exposed, which then results in increased sensitivity. Possible Causes of Enamel Erosion […]
What Kind of Toothpaste should I use? It should be easy to choose a toothpaste. But when you’re doing it not only for yourself but for your family as well, you don’t want to go wrong. You want to ensure you’re using the right toothpaste for your needs and that of your loved ones. Here, […]
Myths and Facts about Cavities Sugar Is the Prime Cause of Cavities Myth. Cavity causing bacteria cause cavities, specifically streptococcus mutants. When you ingest carbohydrates the bacteria in the oral cavity also like to eat them as well, the by-product of this digestion by the bacteria is acid. It is the acid in the mouth […]
Invisalign Special Offer All Patients: Free consultation plus$500 off Orthodontics and Invisalign New Patients: Free Teeth Whitening or Free Mouthguard A beautiful smile does more than just look good. It is an important indicator of overall health, which results in confidence, social acceptance and a happier life for children and families. That’s why Aspen Springs Dental is proud […]
Invisalign, Whitening and more! Summer Special for all patients includes a free consultation plus $500 off Orthodontics and Invisalign. New Patients can received free teeth whitening or free mouth guard* A beautiful smile does more than just look good. It is an important indicator of overall health, which results in confidence, social acceptance and a happier life for […]
Season's Greetings from Aspen Springs Dental From our family to yours, the dentists and staff of Aspen Springs Dental wish you the best and brightest of the holiday season.
Brand New Year, Bright New Smile We hope you had a wonderful 2015 and we wish you the best and brightest of the New Year for 2016! If you aren't completely happy with your smile, we can help you achieve and maintain a brighter, healthier smile for the upcoming new year. We use state of […]
Invisalign Triple Bonus Offer Clear Aligner Special: Free Consultation + $500 Off Invisalign Treatment + Free Teeth Whitening* Limited time offer! Book by June 30, 2017 to receive a FREE Invisalign consultation, PLUS $500 off your treatment, and Free Teeth Whitening.* Call to make an appointment. The treatment time for Invisalign is usually about a year. After you […]
Orthodontics Triple Bonus Offer Free Consultation + $500 Off Orthodontics Treatment Limited time offer! Book by February 28, 2017 to receive a FREE Orthodontics consultation, PLUS $500 off your treatment. Many options are available today to minimize the appearance of braces. Today’s appliances are smaller and sleeker, and some are next-to-invisible. We can advise you as to what […]
Beautiful Smiles for Brides and Grooms Teeth Whitening for Brides and Grooms Spring and summer is high season for weddings and planning is in full swing. While finding the perfect venue and planning the honeymoon of your dreams, make sure that you plan for a photo perfect smile too. With so much attention focused on gowns, […]
Send your kids back to school with a bright and happy smile! Healthy, happy children learn better, and a healthy smile plays a big part in making that happen. That’s why a visit to Aspen Springs Dental is such a bright idea. We’ll make sure that jaws and teeth are developing correctly and teach your […]
Halloween 2014 at Aspen Springs The staff at Aspen Springs enjoyed some Halloween hijinks, much to the delight of our patients. We hope you had a happy Halloween too. To view more pictures, check out our gallery on facebook by clicking here
Beyond Balance Health, Wellness and Beauty Expo Aspen Springs is proud to sponsor the Beyond Balance Health, Wellness and Beauty Expo taking place on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Centre in Bowmanville.Beyond Balance features a variety of health and wellness experts in various fields, making it the perfect place to learn how […]
Holiday Contest Winner Our Holiday Contest was a great success. All the collections were delivered to Bowmanville Salvation Army yesterday. Thanks to everyone who participated by 'liking' us or posting on our Facebook Wall or by their generous donations. The draw for the iPod Touch was held at noon yesterday and the lucky winner is... […]
Insurance Benefits – Year End is Fast Approaching Many insurance companies structure their benefit plan on a calendar year basis, which means if you don't use your benefits before December 31st any remaining balance will not be carried over to the next benefit year. If you have insurance benefits that are going to help you maintain and […]
Free Info Night on Orthodontics We know that you have questions. That's why Aspen Springs Dental has organized a Free Information Night about Invisalign and Orthodontics on Tuesday, November 5th at 7 pm. Have you ever wondered: Why is it important for my child to have straight teeth? My daughter is only 7 years old. Is it too […]
Balance Health and Wellness Expo Join Aspen Springs at Beyond Balance Health and Wellness Expo Be sure to visit Aspen Springs Dental at the “Beyond Balance Health and Wellness Expo”, taking place September 21st and 22nd, 2013, at the Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex in Bowmanville. This event features a variety of health and wellness experts in various fields, […]
First Summer Camp Session a Hit First Summer Camp Session a Hit. Our first summer camp event was held on Thursday, July 18th, with great success. Twelve children between the ages of 3 and 10, along with their parents, participated in a variety of fun and interactive sessions on dental health. We played educational games, read […]
FREE Dental Summer Camp for Kids What is fun, exciting, educational and absolutely free? It’s Aspen Springs’ Dental Summer Camp for Kids! We’ve got games, stories, crafts and more, all with a focus on teaching healthy dental habits. Children ages 3 and up will enjoy: A fun and interactive presentation by a dental professional Play […]
Aspen Springs Supports Angel Hair for Kids Aspen Springs Dental is proud to support the efforts of our neighbour, Thomas Baillie Hair Salon, in their 'Miles for Styles' Charity Walk and BBQ on Sunday, June 2. The salon's staff is raising funds in support of Angel Hair for Kids, a Canadian charity that provides free […]
Be sure to visit our booth at the popular Bowmanville Ribfest from June 7th to June 9th. We'll have free giveaways and information, and the kids can meet the newest member of our staff, our mascot Springy the rabbit! Whether you're young or young at heart, Ribfest has something for everyone. You and your family can enjoy lively music, mouth-watering food, midway rides and more. Ribfest is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bowmanville and this year's event is in support of special-needs children and the Clarington Older Adults Centre. It's a great organization and a great cause. The staff of Aspen Springs Dental, and especially Springy the rabbit, look forward to seeing you there!
Local Celebrity Chooses Aspen Springs Aspen Springs Dental is pleased to welcome Carolyn Ellis of KX96FM as a new patient to our practice. As the popular co-host of 'Morning Ride with Ellis and Archer', she makes sure that our mornings are full of laughs as we listen to her high-energy banter. On her twitter profile […]
Can a Dental Visit be a Pleasant Experience? Our Patients say 'Yes it can!' We are so pleased with the trust our patients place in us. We aim to exceed their expectations each and every time they visit. Here's what some of them have to say…'I drive two hours to get to Aspen Springs Dental […]
Holiday Contest Winner Our Holiday Contest was a great success. All the collections were delivered to Bowmanville Salvation Army and greatly appreciated. Thanks to everyone who participated by 'liking' us, posting on our Facebook Wall or by their generous donations. The lucky winner of the iPod Touch is Cathy from Cobourg.Please check our Facebook and […]
Aspen Springs Dental was proud to participate in this year's Masonic CH.I.P. program on Saturday, September 29th. The Masonic Ch.I.P. program uses modern, police-approved techniques to create a child identification kit for the ones you love. The kit collects photos, video, voice recordings, digital fingerprints, dental impressions, and saliva swabs as well as traditional statistical information (height, weight, hair and eye colour, etc.).
If you’re uncomfortable with your teeth, you could be holding back who you really are. But Invisalign’s clear, custom-designed aligners can be an inconspicuous and removable way to get a beautiful new smile.
At Aspen Springs Dental Centre, our mission is to enhance the quality of our patient’s lives by improving their oral health. Whether you are at our office for a regular check-up and cleaning, or to enhance your smile, we will provide you with clear choices so you can decide the treatment that works best for you.
On Thursday, July 19th, Aspen Springs Dental Centre held a Grand Opening Celebration for their new location at 1 Hartwell Road in Bowmanville. Many visitors enjoyed a tour of our new, state-of-the-art office, along with cake and ribbon-cutting ceremonies, games, and entertainment. KX96 FM Radio broadcasted live from our site while children of all ages enjoyed a jumping castle, basketball shoot, and ring toss. Thank you to all who attended!