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.


Who's at risk for a dental emergency?

With age comes wisdom - but also risk when it comes to our oral health. Our lifestyle, medical and dental history and other factors can leave us more at risk for dental emergencies as we age. Our Abbotsford dentists explain who’s most at risk for a dental emergency, and what you can do to mitigate it.

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing to Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Our Abbotsford dentists have come up with questions you should ask yourself regarding cosmetic procedures.

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What to Do About a Dental Emergency While Playing Sports

A dental emergency while playing sports can feel scary - and painful. Our Abbotsford dentists discuss common dental injuries athletes face, what to do and how to prevent them.

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How to Fix Gaps in Teeth Without Braces

Our Abbotsford dentists explain the options available to you other than traditional braces.

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My teeth hurt. Should I go to the dentist?

Do your teeth hurt? Are you wondering if you should see a dentist? Our Abbotsford dentists discuss some signs that indicate an emergency.

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My teeth are too big, what can I do?

You are not alone in disliking the size of your front teeth. Our Abbotsford dentists discuss treatment options available to restore confidence in your smile.

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How to Deal With a Dental Emergency at Home

How to Deal With a Dental Emergency at Home

When a dental emergency happens at home, what do you do? You might be scared and in pain. The best thing to do is to call our Abbotsford dentist’s office immediately and see a dentist as soon as possible. 

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How to achieve and maintain a whiter smile

How to achieve and maintain a whiter smile

Eventually, teeth can experience discolouration due to a variety of health and lifestyle factors. Our Abbotsford dentists provide insights and advice on how you can achieve – and keep – a whiter smile.

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Signs You Might Need A Tooth Extraction

Signs You Might Need A Tooth Extraction

What are some signs you may need to have a tooth pulled? Our Abbotsford dentists list some cases where extraction is necessary - and what you can do next.

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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.

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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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Who's at risk for a dental emergency?

With age comes wisdom - but also risk when it comes to our oral health. Our lifestyle, medical and dental history and other factors can leave us more at risk for dental emergencies as we age. Our Abbotsford dentists explain who’s most at risk for a dental emergency, and what you can do to mitigate it.

Read more

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing to Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Our Abbotsford dentists have come up with questions you should ask yourself regarding cosmetic procedures.

Read more

What to Do About a Dental Emergency While Playing Sports

A dental emergency while playing sports can feel scary - and painful. Our Abbotsford dentists discuss common dental injuries athletes face, what to do and how to prevent them.

Read more

How to Fix Gaps in Teeth Without Braces

Our Abbotsford dentists explain the options available to you other than traditional braces.

Read more

My teeth hurt. Should I go to the dentist?

Do your teeth hurt? Are you wondering if you should see a dentist? Our Abbotsford dentists discuss some signs that indicate an emergency.

Read more

My teeth are too big, what can I do?

You are not alone in disliking the size of your front teeth. Our Abbotsford dentists discuss treatment options available to restore confidence in your smile.

Read more

How to Deal With a Dental Emergency at Home

How to Deal With a Dental Emergency at Home

When a dental emergency happens at home, what do you do? You might be scared and in pain. The best thing to do is to call our Abbotsford dentist’s office immediately and see a dentist as soon as possible. 

Read more

How to achieve and maintain a whiter smile

How to achieve and maintain a whiter smile

Eventually, teeth can experience discolouration due to a variety of health and lifestyle factors. Our Abbotsford dentists provide insights and advice on how you can achieve – and keep – a whiter smile.

Read more

Signs You Might Need A Tooth Extraction

Signs You Might Need A Tooth Extraction

What are some signs you may need to have a tooth pulled? Our Abbotsford dentists list some cases where extraction is necessary - and what you can do next.

Read more

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

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