The Dentist's Blog

Read the Clayburn Dental blog for tips and advice about caring for your oral health and information about our dental services.


How long does dental bonding last?

How long does dental bonding last?

Want to know how long dental bonding lasts? Our Abbotsford dentists answer this question — and address inquiries about how the process works, financial considerations and alternatives. 

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Can Teeth Whitening Damage my Teeth?

Our patients often wonder if whitening their teeth can cause any damage to their smile. Here, our Abbotsford dentists provide information on the safety of teeth whitening to reassure those looking for a brighter smile that whitening does not harm your teeth. 

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What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

Jaw pain can point to a variety of dental issues, such as a toothache, TMJ disorder or potentially a more serious condition. Today, our Abbotsford dentists list possible causes of jaw pain and what to do with sore joints. 

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What actually happens when you get your teeth whitened?

What actually happens when you get your teeth whitened?

You may have seen movie stars achieve great results with teeth whitening, but how does the procedure really work? Our dentists in Abbotsford offer insight into how the teeth whitening process can brighten your smile. 

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Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Your family's dental needs will change as each person ages. Here, our dentists in Abbotsford explain the details of family dentistry and how we help kids, teens, adults and seniors maintain healthy smiles. 

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How long does teeth whitening actually last?

How long does teeth whitening actually last?

Thinking about teeth whitening treatment and curious about how long the effects will last? Our Abbotsford dentists explain both in-office and at-home whitening options and list the factors that influence how white your smile remains, for how long.

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Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Many Canadian adults will experience gum disease in their lifetime. Poor oral hygiene can lead to gum disease. In this post, our Abbotsford dentists explain how this occurs, and what actions you can take to avoid the condition. 

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What are my options for teeth whitening?

What are my options for teeth whitening?

You're aiming for a white, bright smile. That said, you might be wondering about the best teeth whitening option for you. Our dentists in Abbotsford list teeth whitening options and the effects they can have. 

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How Can I Prevent Periodontitis?

How Can I Prevent Periodontitis?

Periodontal disease can negatively impact both oral health and our overall physical health. Here, our Abbotsford dentists define periodontitis and offer advice on preventing it. 

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5 Reasons to Consider Dental Veneers

5 Reasons to Consider Dental Veneers

Are you looking to dental restorations to help improve the function and appearance of your existing teeth? Dental veneers may be ideal for you. Our Abbotsford dentists name five reasons you may want to consider this option.

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How to Avoid Needing a Root Canal

How to Avoid Needing a Root Canal

While a root canal can be used to effectively treat an infected tooth, it's always best to avoid needing one at all! We believe prevention is the first line of defence. Here, our Abbotsford dentists explain how you can avoid needing a root canal.

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Are dental veneers permanent?

Are dental veneers permanent?

We can use dental veneers to address numerous aesthetic issues, but are they a permanent solution? Our dentists in Abbotsford describe the purpose of these restorations and factors that may impact longevity. 

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Dental Appliances That Can Help You With Sleep Apnea

Dental Appliances That Can Help You With Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea and other sleep disorders can have a serious impact on your health. Numerous dental appliances are available to help treat sleep apnea. Here, our Abbotsford dentists explain the options.

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Life After Dental Implants: What you Need to Know

Life After Dental Implants: What you Need to Know

Your dentist has explained how the dental implants procedure works — but what about after the operation? In this post, our Abbotsford dentists describe what you can expect from life after implants. 

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How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

Do you need to find a dentist in Abbotsford? Choosing the right dentist can be a tricky task, so today our dentists are offering some advice on how to make the right decision.

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Are dental implants the right choice for me?

Are dental implants the right choice for me?

Dental implants are a great tooth replacement option for some people. Our dentists in Abbotsford explain what they are, and the advantages and disadvantages of this common procedure. 

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Do's and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

Do's and Don'ts After Dental Fillings

Do you have a cavity? You'll need your dentist to treat it by placing a dental filling. Our Abbotsford offer some tips about what you should and should not do after receiving a filling.

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Does My Dental Insurance Expire At Year End?

Does My Dental Insurance Expire At Year End?

Believe it or not, the end of 2019 is almost upon us! As you reflect upon the past year and on the one ahead, your Abbotsford dentist wants you to consider one important thing: are you making the most of your dental insurance before it expires?

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How Do I Deal With a Dental Emergency At Home?

How Do I Deal With a Dental Emergency At Home?

If you experience a dental emergency at home, there are some steps that you can take take care of your injury until you can see your dentist. Here are some tips from our Abbotsford dentists on how to deal with a dental emergency at home.

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New Year, New Smile! Clayburn Dental is Your Invisalign Provider in Abbotsford

New Year, New Smile! Clayburn Dental is Your Invisalign Provider in Abbotsford

Want a new look for 2019? Our Abbotsford dentists offer Invisalign clear aligners to help you achieve a straighter smile without metal braces.

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Dental Health Through the Holidays: 5 Tips

Dental Health Through the Holidays: 5 Tips

During the holidays, it can be all too easy to over-indulge on treats. Here are some tips from our Abbotsford dentists on how to keep your smile healthy and bright during Christmas!

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5 Tips For a Healthy Smile at Halloween

5 Tips For a Healthy Smile at Halloween

Halloween usually means one thing: candy! While candy is a fun treat, it's important to be extra vigilant about oral hygiene at this time of year, to keep our oral health on track. Here are 5 tips from out dentists to help keep your smile healthy this year!

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Can Children and Teens Get Their Teeth Whitened?

Can Children and Teens Get Their Teeth Whitened?

For a couple of important reasons, our Abbotsford dentists advise against teeth whitening for children and young teens.

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Teeth Whitening: How White is Too White?

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 of a sparkling, bright white smile! Our Abbotsford dentists offer up some advice on how to whiten your teeth without overdoing it.

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Can my dentist tell if I haven’t been flossing?

Can my dentist tell if I haven’t been flossing?

If you are not flossing regularly, your dentist may not be able to tell right away… be he will eventually. Here, our Abbotsford dentists explain how they always know when their patients quit flossing!

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How long does dental bonding last?

How long does dental bonding last?

Want to know how long dental bonding lasts? Our Abbotsford dentists answer this question — and address inquiries about how the process works, financial considerations and alternatives. 

Read more

Can Teeth Whitening Damage my Teeth?

Our patients often wonder if whitening their teeth can cause any damage to their smile. Here, our Abbotsford dentists provide information on the safety of teeth whitening to reassure those looking for a brighter smile that whitening does not harm your teeth. 

Read more

What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

What Jaw Pain Means: What Causes It and How to Treat It

Jaw pain can point to a variety of dental issues, such as a toothache, TMJ disorder or potentially a more serious condition. Today, our Abbotsford dentists list possible causes of jaw pain and what to do with sore joints. 

Read more

What actually happens when you get your teeth whitened?

What actually happens when you get your teeth whitened?

You may have seen movie stars achieve great results with teeth whitening, but how does the procedure really work? Our dentists in Abbotsford offer insight into how the teeth whitening process can brighten your smile. 

Read more

Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Your family's dental needs will change as each person ages. Here, our dentists in Abbotsford explain the details of family dentistry and how we help kids, teens, adults and seniors maintain healthy smiles. 

Read more

How long does teeth whitening actually last?

How long does teeth whitening actually last?

Thinking about teeth whitening treatment and curious about how long the effects will last? Our Abbotsford dentists explain both in-office and at-home whitening options and list the factors that influence how white your smile remains, for how long.

Read more

Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Do These Simple Things to Avoid Gum Disease

Many Canadian adults will experience gum disease in their lifetime. Poor oral hygiene can lead to gum disease. In this post, our Abbotsford dentists explain how this occurs, and what actions you can take to avoid the condition. 

Read more

What are my options for teeth whitening?

What are my options for teeth whitening?

You're aiming for a white, bright smile. That said, you might be wondering about the best teeth whitening option for you. Our dentists in Abbotsford list teeth whitening options and the effects they can have. 

Read more

How Can I Prevent Periodontitis?

How Can I Prevent Periodontitis?

Periodontal disease can negatively impact both oral health and our overall physical health. Here, our Abbotsford dentists define periodontitis and offer advice on preventing it. 

Read more

5 Reasons to Consider Dental Veneers

5 Reasons to Consider Dental Veneers

Are you looking to dental restorations to help improve the function and appearance of your existing teeth? Dental veneers may be ideal for you. Our Abbotsford dentists name five reasons you may want to consider this option.

Read more

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