A Tooth Extraction Primer – First In A 2-Part Series!

Young female dental patient who needs a tooth extraction holds side of her mouth due to pain

As a dentist in Edmonton, at MAK Dental, a tooth extraction is a common procedure we do besides regular dental hygiene care and thorough oral health checkups. And while we’ll always do our best to treat your tooth to save it, there are many reasons why removing one or more unrestorable teeth may be necessary, depending on your individual needs. …

Are You A Candidate For Dental Implants from MAK Dental in Edmonton?

Along with our team at MAK Dental, we believe everyone deserves to experience life with a complete, healthy smile. That’s why we provide general dentistry in Edmonton, including dental implant treatment. Because of this treatment, many people like you are proudly showing off their new and healthy look and enjoying the everyday benefits of beautiful teeth. However, we know that …

Your Dentists in Edmonton Want To Keep You Free Of Gum Disease!

Floss to avoid gum disease

You may have periodontal (gum) disease and not even know it, and as your dentists in Edmonton at MAK Dental, we want to help you avoid the serious health implications that can come with untreated gum disease. We’re not trying to scare you, but … nearly half of adults have some degree of it and many don’t know it. Associated periodontitis …

TMJ Treatment Can Stop The Pain

If you clench your jaws, grind your teeth, or have an unbalanced bite, eventually your chewing muscles can become fatigued, shorten, and go into painful spasms. Pain that originates in your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can spread to your temples or the back of your head and trigger migraines. It can also cause chronic neck, back, and shoulder pain. TMJ treatment …

Boost Your Smile Potential With A Dental Bridge

smile again with a dental bridge

Getting a smile boost is about more than vanity. By repairing problems like missing or damaged teeth with crowns or a dental bridge from our general dentists in Edmonton at MAK Dental, you can have the pleasing – and functional – smile you’ve always dreamed about. How do I know if I am a candidate for dental crown or bridge …

Invisalign Or Braces? Which Is Best For You?

Invisalign or braces?

Have you been considering Invisalign® treatment for a straight and beautiful smile? Maybe you want to compare this clear option to braces before visiting our general dentists in Edmonton at MAK Dental? If your teeth are crowded or crooked, it can affect your appearance, the way you smile, and even influence the way you behave around others in social situations. …

Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

Oral cancer checks can save lives

At MAK Dental, as dentists in Edmonton, we have the expert skill and training to detect many diseases of the mouth, including oral cancer. Did you know that three Canadians die every day from head and neck cancers? In fact, more people die from oral cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers are discovered …

When Dental Emergencies Happen in Edmonton

Avoid a dental emergency with these tips

No one ever plans dental emergencies in Edmonton, and it’s for that reason exactly that you should plan how to react should one happen. The first thing to know is that if you have a dental emergency, our team at MAK Dental is ready to help. As your general dentist, we will always welcome your call. Secondly, there are a …

Your Dentist In Edmonton Can Restore Your Smile With A Crown

At MAK Dental, many of our patients have had crown (or crown & bridge) treatment to restore their beautiful smiles. But many of you haven’t, and we often get questions about what a crown is and why we would place one. I’m glad to take a moment today to give you a general overview and let you know why this …

Prevent Damage With A Night Guard From Your General Dentist

Your tooth enamel is the strongest substance in your entire body. This strong but brittle tooth layer is made up of 96% mineral content, but that doesn’t make it invincible. In fact, if you’re among the estimated 13% of people who clench or grind their teeth, you could be causing serious damage. As your general dentist in Edmonton, we don’t …