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Charity Bike Ride 2017

Able Dental
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Get your helmet and join the 100 Mile Bike Ride! Able Dental Group is gearing up for the 100 Mile Bike Ride on Saturday, June 3, 2017. All proceeds from the charity ride go to support the Lethbridge Association for Community Living (LACL). There are three options for the bike ride: the Challenging 100 Mile, the Respectable 60 Mile, and the Leisurely 33 Mile. Cyclist ..

Botox Treatments

Able Dental
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Botox for Reducing Wrinkles and Treating Teeth Grinding From starlets to soccer moms – and dads! – it seems like nowadays everyone is jumping on the Botox bandwagon. And for good reason: this non-invasive procedure works like a dream to banish unwanted facial creases and kinks. Furthermore, the promising medical benefits of Botox are quickly making their way into the mainstream. Al ..

How to care for your dentures

Able Dental
Monday, June 22, 2015
Today's dentures are more comfortable to wear than ever before, but, without proper care, your dentures or partial dentures can still cause problems such as irritation and infection. Thankfully, these issues are easily avoided with some routine denture care. You can easily ensure good oral health by cleaning, storing, and handling your dentures properly. Here are some handy tips to help you do ..

Common denture problems, treatments and solutions

Able Dental
Monday, June 08, 2015
Dentures or partial dentures can be a fantastic solution for tooth loss, and modern advances in dentistry have made them increasingly more natural looking and comfortable. Unfortunately, some people may still experience problems such as mouth irritation, trouble speaking and eating, and mouth infections from wearing dentures. Let's take a look at some treatments and solutions to these common p ..

Dentures and Implants

Able Dental
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Dentures or Implants: Which is Right for You? Dentures and dental implants can both be a great solution for missing teeth. When done by one of the clinics of the Able Dental Group, both options can be used to successfully restore your smile. So how do you choose between the two? Let's take a look at some of the important differences between dentures and dental implants, and at ..

Your Child's Teeth

Able Dental
Friday, March 27, 2015
Ask Me about Your Child’s Teeth, I’m always Happy to Answer One question I often hear from anxious parents is, “How do I know my child’s permanent teeth are coming in properly?” For all parents, that is an emotionally loaded question. The arrival of your child’s first permanent teeth is a symbolic signpost marking the beginning of the end of your baby’s adorable grin … and t ..

Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Able Dental
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Making Smiles Last: Healthy Habits for a Healthy Future I’d like to point out a very interesting piece of information that emphasizes the importance of brushing and flossing in a rather dramatic way. While many studies have shown that gum disease can affect your general health, a University of Southern California twin study suggests that those who suffer from periodontal disease pr ..

Healthy Foods

Able Dental
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Eat Right. Keep Fit. Healthy snacks are the way to go! The more reading I do on the topic of health, the more clear it is to me that in light of growing rates of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancers (all of which may be linked to poor oral health, by the way), good nutrition is becoming a top priority in our society, particularly in the formative years. Yet, in m ..

Headaches and TMD

Able Dental
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
TMD Headaches –Putting The Bite On Pain I know I’m not alone in this and that other dentists hear it all the time as well… I have patients come in complaining of headaches, and of course I ask if they have ever been screened for Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD), a disorder involving the jaw joint. Often, they have heard the term, but have no idea how it might apply to them.  ..

Orthodontic Choices

Able Dental
Monday, February 02, 2015
So You Need Braces…There are More Choices Than You Might Think Unlike the “good old days” when train-track braces gave you a smile like the grill of a Buick, todays orthodontic choices leave train-tracks where they belong – with trains! Straightening teeth is a fairly simple concept, but one that improves year by year. Just to give you an idea, in the 1960s, fine wires were used in ..