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


How to Choose Between Clear Aligners & Braces

How to Choose Between Clear Aligners & Braces

Not sure whether clear aligners or traditional braces are the ideal choice for you? Here are some factors to consider based on advice from our Abbotsford dentists.

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How to Fix Stained or Discoloured Teeth

How to Fix Stained or Discoloured Teeth

Many factors can cause teeth to become discoloured. But the good news? There are many ways to whiten teeth and alter their shade. Our Abbotsford dentists discuss how to keep your teeth white.

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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

At some point, many people will have a dental emergency, sometimes as a result of an injury or underlying oral health condition. Our dentists in Abbotsford offer advice about how to know if your dental issue is an emergency and what to do. 

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How to Handle a Dental Emergency During a Pandemic

How to Handle a Dental Emergency During a Pandemic

How should you handle a dental emergency in the middle of a global pandemic such as COVID-19? Our Abbotsford dentists offer their advice.

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Do braces hurt?

Do braces hurt?

Wondering if it hurts to have braces? Our dentists in Abbotsford share how you can avoid pain during and after having braces. 

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Treatment Options for a Gummy Smile

Do you feel like you show too much gum when you smile? If that's the case, we may be able to help. In this post, our Abbotsford dentists explain the treatment options for a gummy smile.

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TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Often referred to as the TMJ, the temporomandibular joint is one of the body's most complex joints. Today, our Abbotsford dentists define three main types of TMJ disorders (TMD), symptoms and treatment options. 

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5 Things to Do When You Have a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies happen but knowing how to be prepared can help preserve your oral health. Here, our Abbotsford dentists provide some words of advice on the steps to take during a dental emergency. 

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Debunking the Top 7 Myths Around Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Debunking the Top 7 Myths Around Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Have you heard some 'facts' about cosmetic dental services that you are skeptical of? Our dentists in Abbotsford debunk some common misconceptions. 

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Cosmetic Dental Treatments for Uneven Teeth

Having uneven teeth can sometimes cause your self-confidence to suffer. Luckily, there are treatment options that can help restore your smile. In this post, our Abbotsford dentists describe these procedures and how they can help your teeth.

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How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

Do you have a cavity? A dental filling will probably be needed to restore your teeth. Your dentist can accomplish this with different types of dental fillings. Today, our Abbotsford dentists explain why you'd need a tooth filling, and list different types of fillings to consider. 

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4 Myths About Having a Tooth Pulled

No one likes the idea of having a tooth pulled, but there are some myths around the procedure that may be increasing the fear factor. Today, our Abbotsford dentists clear up some of these misconceptions.

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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Bonding

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a non-invasive cosmetic dental procedure that can be used to repair gapped or discoloured teeth and restore your smile. Our Abbotsford dentists share some facts about the procedure. 

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What is a teeth whitening shade guide?

Many patients choose to brighten their smile with a teeth whitening procedure. When discussing the procedure with your dentist they will use a tooth whitening shade guide to help find the right colour for your smile. Here, our Abbotsford dentists explain.

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Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 5 Possible Answers

Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 5 Possible Answers

If you are plagued by gum or tooth pain, contact your dentist immediately to book an appointment. Today, our Abbotsford dentists list some potential reasons for your pain and what you can do until you can get to the dentist. 

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How to Avoid Dental Emergencies

No one likes the thought of a dental emergency. Thankfully, there are a few steps we can take to avoid them. Today, our Abbotsford dentists offer some advice on a few ways you can protect your teeth from a potential emergency situation. 

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What do I do if I get my teeth knocked out?

Getting your teeth knocked out by any sort of trauma or injury is considered a dental emergency. If you get to your Abbotsford dentist’s office soon enough, they may be able to save the tooth.

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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. 

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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 to Choose Between Clear Aligners & Braces

How to Choose Between Clear Aligners & Braces

Not sure whether clear aligners or traditional braces are the ideal choice for you? Here are some factors to consider based on advice from our Abbotsford dentists.

Read more

How to Fix Stained or Discoloured Teeth

How to Fix Stained or Discoloured Teeth

Many factors can cause teeth to become discoloured. But the good news? There are many ways to whiten teeth and alter their shade. Our Abbotsford dentists discuss how to keep your teeth white.

Read more

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

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

At some point, many people will have a dental emergency, sometimes as a result of an injury or underlying oral health condition. Our dentists in Abbotsford offer advice about how to know if your dental issue is an emergency and what to do. 

Read more

How to Handle a Dental Emergency During a Pandemic

How to Handle a Dental Emergency During a Pandemic

How should you handle a dental emergency in the middle of a global pandemic such as COVID-19? Our Abbotsford dentists offer their advice.

Read more

Do braces hurt?

Do braces hurt?

Wondering if it hurts to have braces? Our dentists in Abbotsford share how you can avoid pain during and after having braces. 

Read more

Treatment Options for a Gummy Smile

Do you feel like you show too much gum when you smile? If that's the case, we may be able to help. In this post, our Abbotsford dentists explain the treatment options for a gummy smile.

Read more

TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

TMJ: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Often referred to as the TMJ, the temporomandibular joint is one of the body's most complex joints. Today, our Abbotsford dentists define three main types of TMJ disorders (TMD), symptoms and treatment options. 

Read more

5 Things to Do When You Have a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies happen but knowing how to be prepared can help preserve your oral health. Here, our Abbotsford dentists provide some words of advice on the steps to take during a dental emergency. 

Read more

Debunking the Top 7 Myths Around Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Debunking the Top 7 Myths Around Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Have you heard some 'facts' about cosmetic dental services that you are skeptical of? Our dentists in Abbotsford debunk some common misconceptions. 

Read more

Cosmetic Dental Treatments for Uneven Teeth

Having uneven teeth can sometimes cause your self-confidence to suffer. Luckily, there are treatment options that can help restore your smile. In this post, our Abbotsford dentists describe these procedures and how they can help your teeth.

Read more

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