Toothbrush Confidential

Elmo Brushes His Teeth – Don’t You Want to Too?

You’re a good parent. You don’t want to find out your toddler has cavities! So how do you get a squirmy toddler to let you brush their teeth each night? The truth of the matter is that  kids ages 1-3 do not have the enzymes in their mouths to create cavities.  BUT they will create […]

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Thank you! Oral Cancer Screening Day was a Success!

Thanks to you, our loyal cliental and the general public of Vancouver, the lower mainland and the valley, Willow Dental Care was able to raise over $5000 for Oral Cancer Research for the BC Cancer Foundation.  . We raised awareness through an article in the Vancouver Sun.   Thank you Pamela Fayerman! And who knows […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway!

I’ve always appreciated my mother, but it wasn’t until my sister became a mom that I caught a glimpse of what motherhood is all about. This tiny piece of insight has been so illuminating, I’m so thankful for all my Mom has meant for me in my life. This Mother’s Day Willow Dental Care Clinics […]

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Oral Cancer Screening Could Save Your Life

Dear Family and Friends, As part of our Community Initiative, 123Dentist is offering a Free Oral Cancer Scan with Velscope April 16 and 17 2015.   Undetected and unseen, oral cancer claims a life every hour of every day.  For these two days we are offering a free scan which is painless, quick and may save […]

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Demystifying Dental X-rays in the News

Did you read that article linking dental x-rays to benign brain tumors?  I was surprised by the lack of a control group in the study. They also didn’t seem to take into account  any other form of radiation that permeates our lives on a daily basis.  For example:  how many of the people in their […]

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What is YOUR dental team like?

Do you know when you say that you love your dentist…you realize that you really love his office staff?  There are some offices that really take care of their staff and make sure they get the training they need.  AND I mean training on client care NOT just dental techniques! This weekend was the yearly […]

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Do You Wish You’d Worn Your Retainer?

So you had braces as a kid.  Your teeth looked great.  You even have a few pictures where they were perfect.  Then somewhere in the after care, wearing your retainer became more of a pain then a habit. Without the reinforcement of the retainer training the muscle memory in your mouth, your teeth shifted a […]

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Oral Cancer – Who’s Got Your Back?

Remember when people were afraid to mention the word cancer? They’d refer to it as the big C or whisper it. Luckily we’ve moved beyond fear with incredible advances in cancer detection and treatment. We’re actively taking steps to keep ourselves heathy and head cancer off before it becomes a larger problem in our lives. […]

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Orthodontics Are Just for Kids – Right?

Remember when Tom Cruise wore braces for a while? I remember being surprised that a superstar like Tom would think that he needed braces or that he wouldn’t schedule them for while he was out of the public eye. Like we assume stars do when they have plastic surgery. But no, he proudly flashed his […]

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That Whole Whitening Process – And What Does it Mean?

It can be so confusing and expensive just to get some pearly whites. Today many businesses offer the treatment and there is so much offered over the counter. How do you decide? Is it price or is it results that determine your purchase? To begin, have realistic expectations. Everyone’s teeth are different. Yellower teeth brighten […]

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