Dentalife - Dr. Curtis Westersund - 
Dentist Calgary Downtown 
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19 July 2022
3 Things You Can Do When You Have TMJ Migraines or Headaches

If you suffer from headaches or migraines as the result of TMJ, you’re not alone. But first: What are TMJ migraines or headaches actually? TMJ stands for Temporomandibular Joint and refers to the joints under your ears, specifically the joint in your jaw where your lower jaw connects to your skull. When these joints become […]

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28 June 2022
How to Check If You Have TMJ Pain and What to Do About It

If you’re experiencing jaw pain, popping, clicking, and other types of discomfort in your mouth or jaw area, you may have TMJ disorder. While this condition can be difficult to diagnose, it’s easy to see if you have TMJ related pain simply by examining your own jaw at home. TMJ pain can be incredibly debilitating and […]

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30 May 2022
The Advantages of a Custom Made Snoring Appliance

What are the advantages of a custom-made snoring appliance? It’s not just about comfort and convenience; it’s about getting help with an issue that can have detrimental effects on your health, your relationships, and your day-to-day life. Many people who have tried a snoring device have reported significant improvements in their ability to sleep through […]

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31 March 2022
How often should I get my teeth cleaned?

There are many different myths, methods and notions about when, where, why and how should get your teeth cleaned. As dental hygienists in Calgary, downtown, we recommend that you should get professional teeth cleanings a minimum of once every 6 months. The ideal frequency of how often to get professional dental cleanings can vary greatly from one patient to another. For some dental patients, they […]

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18 January 2022
How long do white fillings last?

The idea of getting a cavity fills many people with dread. Dental fear leads many to avoid seeing their downtown Calgary dentist in the first place. We get it—having dental work done is not everyone’s idea of a great day. However, getting the work done right away will save a lot of heartaches (and toothaches) […]

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15 December 2021
Benefits of dental cleanings by a dental hygienist in Calgary downtown

Regular dental cleanings are one of the best ways to ensure a happy, healthy life. Teeth cleanings are essential to maintaining a healthy mouth and body. This necessary part of oral hygiene involves eliminating plaque build up on your teeth. Book in for a Calgary Dental Cleaning with the team at Dentalife. This practice prevents gingivitis, […]

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22 October 2021
Can your smile affect your confidence level?

Self-confidence can help to open doors—whether it’s in your personal or your professional life. Part of being successful may sometimes depend on our appearance. First impressions count, and you only get one chance to make one. Being confident in your appearance can help you focus on what’s important and keep you from being distracted. If you’re […]

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28 September 2021
Does bad posture cause jaw pain or TMJ?

When you bite down, do you experience pain? Are you restricted with how much you can open your mouth? When you open your mouth wide – does your TMJ’s pop or click? Have friends or family members commented on how loud your clicking jaw or popping jaw is? If you answered yes to even one […]

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16 August 2021
What Is The Main Cause of TMJ?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint that connects your mandible (lower jaw) to your skull. The joint can be found on both sides of your head in front of your ears and it allows your jaw to open and close, enabling you to speak and eat. When you experience TMJ pain symptoms like migraines,

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10 July 2021
What are dental crowns & bridges?

Your teeth are a sensitive part of your body. Corrective treatments such as our tooth repair treatments are needed when you experience serious issues with your teeth. Restorative and cosmetic dental treatments that are designed to be safe and comfortable. A crown is a sheath that covers your existing tooth. The crown can restore the […]

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