Plastic Orthotic Helps Teeth That Don’t Fit

Plastic Orthotic Helps Teeth That Don’t Fit If a person happens to be born with one leg infinitely shorter than the other leg, there are options to correct that problem. For example, they can have special-made footwear that help balance out the gate and as a result, it fools the …

Mouth breathing causes serious dental problems

Most people are simply not aware of the problems that can be created because of the inability to breathe through the nose. In one specific situation, it caused a young lady’s teeth mesh together incorrectly, resulting in what dentists refer to as a collapsed bite. While she still has all …

Are you living with head and neck pain? There’s help…

Bad bite can cause neck pain

When you’re faced with discomfort in your head and your neck, it can register on the pain scale between one to 10. One is classified as a simple nag and 10 is severe pain. Within this pain classification, the pain can vary from day-to-day, from one side to your other …

A healthy mouth is the gateway to a healthy body

This is the story about a diabetic man. And not just that, but one who was able to significantly decrease his insulin intake once he had his infected teeth removed. Not only did he have a history of uncontrolled diabetes, but this particular man had open heart surgery in 1997 …

Bad bite can cause head, neck pain

Bad bite can cause neck pain

Neuromuscular dental treatments allow a dentist to track the movement of a jaw as it opens and closes. Using the analogy of an air traffic controller monitoring an approaching airplane on a landing strip, if the plane is making an incorrect approach, the air traffic controller’s job is to guide it …

What are my cosmetic dental restorative options?

If you are self-conscious about your teeth or smile and have been thinking about what’s often called a “smile makeover”, there are some options that may help you. To help you understand what is available, here is an overview of the cosmetic dental treatment options Dr. Westersund offers in Calgary: …

Options for Broken or Missing Teeth

Image of a dental crown. An option for missing teeth.

Ashamed of your smile? ‘I didn’t realize the impact having missing tooth would have. I’m always hiding my mouth, and I’m embarrassed to smile at anyone. People look away If they catch sight of my teeth.’ Donna S. Missing or broken teeth may cause more problems than just embarrassment. If your teeth …