Author: Dr. Alexandra Rutwind

Peak Dental Arts - Flossing | Peak Dental Arts - North Vancouver

Tips for flossing effectively

It was all over the news… and everyone rejoiced. Remember that day? The day that a report was released saying there is no benefit to flossing your teeth? I vividly remember that day, because I opened up my Facebook and I had a ton of messages linking me to that article. But, don’t throw away your waxy thread just yet! Weak evidence for flossing doesn’t necessarily mean that flossing is ineffective. It...

Peak Dental Arts - Cleaning procedure | Peak Dental Arts - North Vancouver

Why are check-ups so important?!

What happens at a dental check-up and why are they so important?! If I brush twice a day and I don’t feel any pain right now, then why do I have to go get a professional check-up and cleaning? What many people don’t realize is that a healthy mouth is a large part of keeping a healthy body. Our mouths are the gateway to the rest of our body, so our...