Dr. Crista’s Helpful Tips

Want to Green Your Dental Routine?

Want to Green Your Dental Routine?

Today (April 22) is Earth Day, an international event celebrated around the world to pledge support for environmental protection. The year 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of the annual celebrations. This year’s theme for Earth Day is ‘Restore Our Earth’.

Snore Less, Feel Better

Snore Less, Feel Better

It's World Sleep Day and we wonder if you're feeling tired? Are you getting a good quality sleep at night? Does your partner – or you - snore when sleeping?

Official Opening!

Official Opening!

After 10 months of hard work and dedication we are thrilled to rise like a phoenix from the ashes and officially rejoin the community we have loved for the past 22 years!

COVID-19 Protocol

COVID-19 Protocol

The safety and comfort of our patients and staff has always been a top priority but especially now during Covid-19 times, it’s of the utmost importance.

COVID-19 Isolation

COVID-19 Isolation

I have just received official word that anyone that attended the Pacific Dental Conference must self isolate for 14 days from the convention.

The Surprising Psychology of Smiling

The Surprising Psychology of Smiling

Have you ever been inspired by someone's smile or instinctively known that there was a lack of sincerity behind a grin? There are many different types of smiles, both natural and fake. Breaking it down to layman’s terms, Psychology Today provides an overview of the science behind smiling: the history, demographics & classifications.

Is TMJ Disorder Costing You Sleep?

Is TMJ Disorder Costing You Sleep?

Do you have problems getting a good night's sleep?  Do you suffer from sleep apnea, bruxism (teeth grinding), and night headaches/migraines, maybe pain in your jaw?  These issues, for many, are symptomatic of a larger issue with their temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, located in front of each ear.

Trouble Sleeping? We Now Offer NightLase

Trouble Sleeping? We Now Offer NightLase

Does your partner snore when sleeping? Does your partner complain about your snoring? Are you or your partner suffering from sleep apnea but are unable to tolerate a device in your mouth or a CPAP? We at Serenity Dental have a new solution for these problems.

Using Your Toothbrush For Weight Loss

Using Your Toothbrush For Weight Loss

According to StatisticBrain.com 21.4% of people made "lose weight and eat healthier" the number one New Years resolution.  Did you know that having healthy teeth and gums increases your ability to lose that weight?

Self Check-Ups: What To Look For

Self Check-Ups: What To Look For

Along with brushing and flossing everyday, and seeing your dentist twice a year, part of maintaining good oral health is taking the time to open wide in front of the mirror to self-check your mouth for any irregularities...

Top 9 Foods That Damage Your Teeth

Top 9 Foods That Damage Your Teeth

Aside from being the main feature people notice while talking to you, your mouth and teeth are literally the gateway to your body. To keep those teeth pearly, reduce the risk of damage resulting in chips or cavities and reduce the time spent in the dental chair...

The Effects Of Vaping On Oral Health

The Effects Of Vaping On Oral Health

Former and would-be smokers who opt for electronic cigarettes may not be doing their teeth a whole lot of good, according to a new study. Research published in the journal Oncotarget, which focuses on cancer-related issues...

How To Prevent Coffee From Staining Your Teeth

How To Prevent Coffee From Staining Your Teeth

Whether you are sipping to celebrate, imbibing for the health effects, or simply enjoying the buzz or rich cafe taste, here are a few simple ideas to help you savour the taste while making it more difficult for the liquid stain your pearly whites...

Don’t Be Fooled By These 5 Dental Myths

Don’t Be Fooled By These 5 Dental Myths

Humans are known for creating stories, making assumptions and jumping to conclusions. Here are 5 dental myths you might have heard - possibly fallen for - and the actual truth behind them. The more you know, the bigger and better your smile will be...

Grinding and Clenching: Bruxism

Grinding and Clenching: Bruxism

Bruxism is the excessive grinding of the teeth and/or excessive clenching of the jaw unrelated to normal function such as eating or talking. Being a relatively common problem, it affects up to 30% of the general population...

Trick or Treating: Candy Hack

Trick or Treating: Candy Hack

When the big night comes, they get dressed up and come home with a sack full of delicious sugary treats that are bad for their teeth and their general health.  How fantastic would it be if you could convince them to voluntarily hand over a portion of their candy?

3 fun floss hacks for the kitchen

3 fun floss hacks for the kitchen

One of the most amazing tools you can keep around the home is dental floss! Just imagine It's strength and versatility being wielded like a pro in the kitchen; remarkable for cutting, tying and slicing.