Toothbrush Confidential

Your Vacation Dental Plan

It is winter. Many of us take holidays during the winter season. Something to escape the cold and the rain. We know the idea of worrying about your oral health as you’re planning your sun soaked destination seems a little over the top. But hear us out. This is the inside track on how to […]

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Don’t Let Your Dental Plan Go to Waste!

Truth: 95% of dental plans financial limits end December 31st. What does this mean to you? It means that you may be missing out. You may be missing a year of benefits that you could have used up. If you have a few treatments scheduled, getting some completed in 2015 means that there will be […]

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Sugar: The Sweet & Silent Killer

Although we think you’re sweet enough, we also understand that avoiding all sugar is pretty impossible. In our North American diet we are quite used to imbibing more sugar than we really should. The nice thing is there are a lot of sugar alternatives to help you get that hit of sweet without the extra […]

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Who Wants to be a Vampire?

Every year the search for the perfect Halloween costume is always a struggle. Between managing cost, weather, and how much fun you’ll have dressed in a box to be Sponge Bob Square Pants, it can be a frustrating endeavour. Can you believe Willow Dental Care wants to help you out? Giving back. It’s what we […]

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7 Habits of Great Oral Health

With everything you do to take such good care of your overall health, here are 6 new habits that will make you healthier without a lot of effort. Drinking Sugary Drinks Like those fancy coffee drinks?  People often sip them slowly and through a straw, so the sugar slowly coats their teeth. As Heidi, Willow […]

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The Secret to your Child’s Dental Health

Are you happily sun-kissed and water-logged from the long hot playful days with your kids? Looking for any “shade activities”? This has been a record hot summer. Here is a thought. Why not take your kids to their 6 month dental check up before they go back to school? OK we feel your exaggerated eye […]

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Conscious Sedation – Is it for You?

Do you have dental anxiety?  Have you put off dental treatment because you can’t stand the thought of going into a dental office? Do you have a touchy gag reflex? Or maybe you have a lot of work to get done? You might think that Conscious Sedation is only for extreme circumstances, but really it’s […]

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To Sleep Before You Brush: How Bad Is It?

We all know to brush our teeth before we go to bed. But missing this step does happen. But really, how bad is it? Is it as bad as smoking? Or sitting for too long? In the list of healthful things you should do everyday, where does falling asleep without a clean mouth land? Well […]

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5 Minutes Could Save Your Life

We know that cancer is scary. It is the BIG C. You may not know it but Oral Cancer moves very quickly. Why? The truth is that oral cancer may already be developing in the mouth very subtly and painlessly. By the time signs of oral cancer are visibly detectable, by the lumps or colour […]

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Need to Quit Smoking? Help is Here!

Smoking is addictive, we know that now.  And it is terrible on your health and one of the hardest things to quit. You’ve heard it all before, but Toothbrush Confidential may have found the magic key. Recently we heard Pete Holmes mention on his podcast You Made it Weird, that “smoking is like lighting a […]

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