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At Fort Richmond Dental Centre, our goal is to educate patients on their own oral health so they can make informed decisions. Read advice, news, and information from our Winnipeg dentists in our dental blog.

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What is the difference between a pediatric dentist and a general dentist?

Pediatric dentists specialize in the oral health care of children, from infants to teenagers. Here, our Winnipeg dentists explain how pediatric dentists are different from general dentists.

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Topical Fluoride: How Fluoride Works

Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral that helps strengthen tooth enamel and prevent cavities. Here, our Winnipeg dentists explain how topical fluoride treatments work to protect your teeth.

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10 Fun Dental Facts for Kids

If your kids find everything to do with their teeth and dental health boring, try talking to them about some of the fun dental facts from our Winnipeg dentists listed below to pique their interest!

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How To Care For Dental Veneers

Veneers provide a relatively quick and long-lasting fix for teeth that are stained, chipped, misaligned, or irregularly shaped. They are a fantastic way to help reshape your smile. Winnipeg dentists are here to tell you how to take proper care of them.

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Bleeding Gums When Brushing: Should I Be Worried?

Bleeding gums can be a sign of dental health complications, many of which are quite severe and require immediate attention. Here, the Winnipeg dentists from Fort Richmond Dental Centre explain how to prevent and treat bleeding gums, and provide guidance on when there is cause for more serious concern.

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Cosmetic Dental Care & Your Oral Health

Cosmetic dental care goes beyond simply making your teeth look good. Our Winnipeg dentists are here to explain how these procedures help with oral hygiene and more.

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Types of Dental Cleanings

Understanding the different types of dental cleanings can help you communicate effectively with your dentist and keep your oral health in shape. Our Winnipeg dentists explain how each cleaning works.

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Dental Veneer FAQs

If your teeth are crooked, misaligned, stained, or chipped, it can be uncomfortable showing off your smile. Dental veneers may be an option for you to consider, and our Winnipeg dentists are here to answer some FAQs.

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Brushing vs Flossing: Which Comes First

Many people know on a basic level that brushing and flossing are recommended by dentists as part of a good oral hygiene routine. Some patients however are unclear on the finer details, like what order they should be done in or if one is more important than the other. Today, our Winnipeg dentists talk about brushing and flossing in detail.

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Dental Bonding vs. Dental Veneers

Cosmetic dental procedures such as dental bonding and veneers are a great way to lighten and transform your smile. Our Winnipeg dentists are here to explain the key differences between each procedure.

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Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

According to our Winnipeg dentists, here is what you may anticipate from your child's first dental cleaning.

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Teeth Whitening: In-Office vs. At-Home

You may be wondering about the difference between teeth whitening at your dentist's office compared to do-it-yourself treatments at home. Here, our Winnipeg dentists shed some light on your options for this popular cosmetic dental procedure to lighten your smile. 

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What are the components of a good brushing and flossing routine?

Bleeding gums can be a sign of dental health complications, many of which are quite severe and require immediate attention. Here, the Winnipeg dentists from Fort Richmond Dental Centre explain how to prevent and treat bleeding gums, and provide guidance on when there is cause for more serious concern.

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Is there such a thing as a cosmetic dentist?

Cosmetic dental procedures are a staple of many dental clinics, but is this considered a specialty that a dentist can focus solely on? Our Winnipeg dentists are here to explain.

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10 Oral Hygiene Tips

Preventive hygiene care, including brushing and flossing, and regular visits to your dental office, can help you maintain your oral health. Here, our Winnipeg dentists share their best oral hygiene tips.

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Teeth Whitening: How White is Too White?

When it comes to teeth whitening, it’s easy to go a bit too far on the quest for a sparkling, bright white smile! Our Winnipeg dentists offer up some advice on how to whiten your teeth without overdoing it.

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The Importance of a Professional Dental Cleaning

Many people only visit their dentist when they feel pain or discomfort in their teeth and gums. Today our Winnipeg dentists explain why regular appointment for a professional cleaning is important even when you feel alright.

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How to Know if You are Having a Dental Emergency or Not

How to Know if You are Having a Dental Emergency or Not

Many people will experience a dental emergency at some point, perhaps as a result of underlying injuries or health conditions. Our dentists in Winnipeg offer advice about how to know if your dental issue is an emergency, and what to do next. 

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Dental Bonding vs. Dental Fillings

Dental bonding and fillings are a great way to transform your smile. Our Winnipeg dentists are here to explain the benefits of each procedure and how they can change your smile.

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How to Choose Between Clear Aligners & Braces

How to Choose Between Clear Aligners & Braces

Not sure how to decide between clear aligners and traditional braces? Our dentists in Winnipeg share some factors to consider, including cosmetic considerations. 

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How does dental hygiene affect your overall health?

Good oral hygiene helps you keep your mouth healthy, preventing dental decay and gum disease. Here, our Winnipeg dentists explain how a healthy mouth can contribute to better overall health and wellbeing as well.

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TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

The TMJ, or the temporomandibular joint, is one of our body's most complex joints. Today, our Winnipeg dentists list three main types of TMJ disorders (TMD), their symptoms and treatment options. 

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How long do Porcelain Veneers last?

Porcelain veneers are long-lasting dental restorations provided they are taken care of properly. Our Winnipeg dentists explain why dental veneers might need to be replaced, and how long you can expect them to last.

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Do braces hurt?

Do braces hurt?

Wondering if having braces hurts? Our Winnipeg dentists tell you how to avoid pain during and after having braces.

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Flossing: is it really necessary?

Our Winnipeg dentists recommend you brush your teeth at least twice a day, and floss once a day. But some patients choose to skip flossing for a number of reasons. Here, we explain why flossing is important and why you should avoid skipping it.

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What is the difference between a pediatric dentist and a general dentist?

Pediatric dentists specialize in the oral health care of children, from infants to teenagers. Here, our Winnipeg dentists explain how pediatric dentists are different from general dentists.

Read more

Topical Fluoride: How Fluoride Works

Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral that helps strengthen tooth enamel and prevent cavities. Here, our Winnipeg dentists explain how topical fluoride treatments work to protect your teeth.

Read more

10 Fun Dental Facts for Kids

If your kids find everything to do with their teeth and dental health boring, try talking to them about some of the fun dental facts from our Winnipeg dentists listed below to pique their interest!

Read more

How To Care For Dental Veneers

Veneers provide a relatively quick and long-lasting fix for teeth that are stained, chipped, misaligned, or irregularly shaped. They are a fantastic way to help reshape your smile. Winnipeg dentists are here to tell you how to take proper care of them.

Read more

Bleeding Gums When Brushing: Should I Be Worried?

Bleeding gums can be a sign of dental health complications, many of which are quite severe and require immediate attention. Here, the Winnipeg dentists from Fort Richmond Dental Centre explain how to prevent and treat bleeding gums, and provide guidance on when there is cause for more serious concern.

Read more

Cosmetic Dental Care & Your Oral Health

Cosmetic dental care goes beyond simply making your teeth look good. Our Winnipeg dentists are here to explain how these procedures help with oral hygiene and more.

Read more

Types of Dental Cleanings

Understanding the different types of dental cleanings can help you communicate effectively with your dentist and keep your oral health in shape. Our Winnipeg dentists explain how each cleaning works.

Read more

Dental Veneer FAQs

If your teeth are crooked, misaligned, stained, or chipped, it can be uncomfortable showing off your smile. Dental veneers may be an option for you to consider, and our Winnipeg dentists are here to answer some FAQs.

Read more

Brushing vs Flossing: Which Comes First

Many people know on a basic level that brushing and flossing are recommended by dentists as part of a good oral hygiene routine. Some patients however are unclear on the finer details, like what order they should be done in or if one is more important than the other. Today, our Winnipeg dentists talk about brushing and flossing in detail.

Read more

Dental Bonding vs. Dental Veneers

Cosmetic dental procedures such as dental bonding and veneers are a great way to lighten and transform your smile. Our Winnipeg dentists are here to explain the key differences between each procedure.

Read more

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