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Safer Dental X-rays: The Benefits of Going Digital

On January 15, 2014

Dental x-rays are an integral part of regular dental check ups. X-rays are necessary to detect decay and check the health of the surrounding tissues. Most patients understand the benefits of x-rays however some worry about their exposure to radiation. Third Street Dental is committed to our patient’s safety and their quality of care. We […]

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Free Sedation Dentistry & Dental Treatments Available With Dr. Ho

On November 21, 2013

Dr. Andrew Ho will be participating in an Intravenous Sedation Course this winter offered by UBC Faculty of Dentistry and DentalEd Inc. Your participation as a patient will greatly assist Dr. Andrew Ho in completing this program. In return for your participation, you will be given an initial dental exam and x-rays as needed followed […]

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6 Causes of Bad Breath and How to Treat It

On October 14, 2013

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be an embarrassing problem. A supply of breath mints may not be enough. While nearly everyone has had an experience with bad breath at some point, Scientific American reports that 25 % of people worldwide experience chronic halitosis. There are many causes and fortunately most of them are […]

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How to Find the Right Dentist

On August 20, 2013

Earlier this month news broke about David (Tung Sheng) Wu who operated an illegal dental office without any training or proper hygienic standards. The thought of patients receiving such poor dental care prompted me to write this article about what things you should look for when seeking a good qualified dental professional. Education Matters It […]

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

On April 27, 2013

Dental x-rays are used to find cavities that are in-between your teeth that are not visible to a standard examination. These types of cavities are caused by people neglecting to floss regularly. These “flossing” cavities are common because in North America our diets are rich in processed sugars and not all of us floss everyday. […]

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