Adults Only: The Lowdown on the Tooth Fairy

Ok, so first things first, unless your kids already know the truth about the tooth fairy, don’t read this with them - we don’t want to shatter the childhood fantasy! However, if you’ve ever wondered about the most loved character in Anglosphere dentistry, this article is for you! The act of rewarding children upon...

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Adults Only: The Lowdown on the Tooth Fairy

Ok, so first things first, unless your kids already know the truth about the tooth fairy, don’t read this with them - we don’t want to shatter the childhood fantasy! However, if you’ve ever wondered about the most loved character in Anglosphere dentistry, this article is for you! The act of rewarding children upon...

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Celebrate Shark Week with Cool Facts about Shark Teeth!

Shark Week 2014 kicked off on Sunday, August 10th, and to celebrate we thought we’d share some cool facts about shark teeth! Here are 5 facts for you to sink your teeth into... Sharks can regrow their teeth, and the ability to do so is vital to their survival. During an average shark lifetime, a single shark may lose 1000s...

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Why Do I Need to Go to The Dentist So Often?

Outside of special circumstances, we recommend that you visit the dentist every six months. This is standard across the dental industry. We know that some people look at this recommendation from dental professionals with skepticism, believing such frequent visits to be unnecessary, and nothing more than a ploy by the dentists to fund their...

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Is Chewing Gum Giving Your Teen a Headache?

Chewing gum is a popular pastime amongst teens, but could it be causing major headaches and even migraines? A recent study from Dr. Nathan Waterberg of Israel’s Tel Aviv University has found a link between headaches and chewing gum in teenagers and young children. Published in Pediatric Neurology, his findings may help to easily...

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What You Need to Know About Fluoride

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is in the air we breath, our food and our water. Our bodies adjust to it quite well and it has many great health benefits, particularly for your teeth. Health benefits of fluoride: Prevention of tooth decay, gingivitis, and halitosis- these are nasty mouth issues that can be very harmful...

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Why Isn't My Cosmetic Dental Work Covered By Health Insurance?

Dental insurance is a financial godsend for those that are lucky enough to be covered under a good plan. At Honce Dentistry, one of the most common questions that patients ask us is whether or not cosmetic dentistry is covered under their plan. While this seems like a simple question, the answer can get a bit complicated because so much...

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8 Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of The Dentist

At Honce Dental Centre, we know that going to the dentist can be nerve racking. It can be even more frightening when you feel your dental hygiene is not at it’s best and you fear that you may require more than a basic cleaning. But keep in mind that your health is an important part of your quality of life and should not be overtaken...

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Can You Really Strengthen Tooth Enamel?

It seems that the strengthening and remineralization of tooth enamel is the newest tactic being used to sell toothpaste and any number of oral health care products at the moment. So what exactly is the remineralization of teeth and how do you lose your enamel in the first place?   First off, despite their hard surfaces and gleaming...

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