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Calgary AB Dentist Blog

Sep
23

Orthodontic Treatments for Crooked Teeth

Crooked teeth can not only impact the aesthetics of the smile but also a patient’s oral health. It can be difficult to clean between misaligned or overcrowded teeth, which leaves them prone to infection. Harmful bacteria can hide in these…

Aug
24

Common Causes of Tooth Discoloration

Tooth discoloration is a common problem that Dr. Shruti Chahal treats in her Calgary, AB dental office. At Foothills Dentistry, Dr. Shruti Chahal helps patients improve the look and health of their smiles with cosmetic dental solutions. Professional teeth whitening…

Jul
23

What is Bruxism?

Bruxism is a condition characterized by teeth clenching and grinding. The most common causes of bruxism are TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders. These disorders increase pressure in the facial muscles and jaw joint. They may also lead to painful symptoms…

Jun
28

The Top Benefits of Dental Implants

Dr. Shruti Chahal provides restorative dental treatments for missing teeth at Foothills Dentistry. Dental implants are one of the most versatile treatments used to restore single missing teeth or secure dental bridges or dentures. There are multiple benefits of dental…

May
24

Root Canals Aren’t As Bad As You Think

When the dental pulp in the middle of each tooth becomes infected, it needs to be removed to save the tooth. A root canal procedure removes this diseased tissue and can save the tooth from extraction. Although many patients may…

Apr
06

Invisalign FAQs

Invisalign is a cosmetic dental treatment made up of sets of removable aligners. These clear aligners are highly flexible and often more comfortable than other orthodontic systems. Invisalign can be used to treat crooked teeth, overbite, underbite, crossbite, gaps in…

Mar
17

Can Gum Disease Be Cured?

Do you need treatment for gum disease? Gum disease, or periodontitis, is a bacterial infection that can cause swollen, irritated, and even receding gums. These painful symptoms can impact the function of a patient's smile. Dr. Shruti Chahal treats gum…

Feb
11

Handling Dental Emergencies

Dr. Shruti Chahal helps patients with dental emergencies in her Calgary, AB dental office. Dental emergencies are sudden and can often be painful, which is why Dr. Shruti Chahal and her office team work with patients to schedule appointments as…

Jan
12

How to Brighten Your Smile

Do you have yellowed, stained, or discolored teeth? Dr. Shruti Chahal provides teeth whitening solutions for patients in her Calgary, AB dental office. Teeth can become discolored due to injury, taking certain medications, an excess of fluoride, or poor oral…

Dec
08

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive?

One of the most common dental concerns is tooth sensitivity, which can make daily tasks like eating and drinking more difficult. Understanding the underlying cause of tooth sensitivity can allow us to help you relieve tooth pain and restore normal…