The ProActive Dental Studio Blog

Read the Proactive Dental Studio blog for information and tips about oral health, and news about what's going on at our Surrey practice.


Is dental sedation safe for children?

Is dental sedation safe for children?

Posted Jun 21st, 2019

As with adults, dental sedation is a very safe procedure for children. Here’s a bit about how it works, and some details about safety precautions parents can take to make the process go more smoothly.

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Tips for Adjusting to Wearing Your New Dentures

Tips for Adjusting to Wearing Your New Dentures

Posted Jun 7th, 2019

Dentures are a great way to restore your smile and confidence, but it takes time to get used to wearing them. Here are some tips to help you adjust to your new dentures.

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Do white strips really work?

Do white strips really work?

Posted May 17th, 2019

Store bought white strips do work, but they’re not the most effective way to whiten teeth. Here’s what you should be know before you give them a try.

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What type of electric toothbrush should I get?

What type of electric toothbrush should I get?

Posted May 3rd, 2019

The type of electric toothbrush you choose is largely up to your personal preference. However, here are a few of features many dentists recommend.

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Tips for Talking While Wearing Dentures

Tips for Talking While Wearing Dentures

Posted Apr 19th, 2019 in News

When you first get your new dentures, you might find that talking isn’t as easy with a dental appliance in your mouth. Here, our Surrey dentists suggest few ways to get more comfortable speaking with your dentures in.

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How can I tell if I should whiten my teeth?

How can I tell if I should whiten my teeth?

Posted Apr 5th, 2019

Here are some tips from our Surrey dentists on how to tell if teeth whitening might be right for you.

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Three Types of Sleep Apnea Explained - OSA, CSA, MSA

Three Types of Sleep Apnea Explained - OSA, CSA, MSA

Posted Mar 15th, 2019

People suffering from sleep apnea experience breathing pauses frequently during sleep. The following are a few of the reasons people experience sleep apnea.

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Why are my dentures loose?

Why are my dentures loose?

Posted Mar 1st, 2019

Your dentures should fit securely on your gums. Sometimes, under certain circumstances they may become loose and stop fitting as well as they did when you first got them. Here are some tips to help.

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How long is the healing process for dental implants?

How long is the healing process for dental implants?

Posted Feb 15th, 2019

Since there are a number of steps involved in the dental implant process healing will also involve multiple steps. However, there are other factors which also have an influence on how long the healing process will take these include the patient's overall health and the number of teeth being replaced.

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What happens if I don’t treat my sleep apnea?

What happens if I don’t treat my sleep apnea?

Posted Feb 1st, 2019

When you suffer from sleep apnea, you experience pauses in your breathing while you're asleep. If left untreated, it can lead to a range of serious health problems.

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How to Improve Your Flossing Technique

How to Improve Your Flossing Technique

Posted Jan 18th, 2019

Often people don't take much care with flossing, some even skip it completely, many think that brushing is sufficient. If that sounds like you, and you want to do a better job flossing, here are few tips to help achieve your most brilliant smile.

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Implant-Supported Dentures

Implant-Supported Dentures

Posted Jan 4th, 2019

As you have probably already guessed, an implant-supported denture is supported by and attached to a dental implant.

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How Sleep Apnea Affects Mental Health

How Sleep Apnea Affects Mental Health

Posted Dec 21st, 2018

Most people are aware that sleep apnea has a variety of physical effects on the body, but many people don’t realize that it can have a negative impact on mental health as well.

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What type of electric toothbrush should I get?

What type of electric toothbrush should I get?

Posted Dec 7th, 2018

Although the type of electric toothbrush you choose is primarily up to your personal preference, there are a couple of features most dentists recommend.

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How do dental implants feel?

How do dental implants feel?

Posted Nov 16th, 2018

During their dental implants consultations, our patients often ask us if the implants will feel like natural teeth. Implants are a popular tooth replacement option because they give wearers a natural look and feel. But how natural do they really feel?

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Celebrities Who Have Worn Invisalign

Celebrities Who Have Worn Invisalign

Posted Nov 2nd, 2018 in News

The primary benefit of Invisalign is that it’s invisible when worn, and that's what makes it the perfect orthodontic treatment choice for celebrities, who are almost constantly in the limelight.

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Should I be using mouthwash?

Should I be using mouthwash?

Posted Oct 19th, 2018

Mouthwash can help rinse away food debris and bacteria after brushing, but it is not an essential part of a good oral hygiene...

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How long do dental implants last?

How long do dental implants last?

Posted Oct 5th, 2018

Dental implants are dental restorations that replace missing teeth. They look, feel and act just like natural teeth do, and with proper care, can last for decades.

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After Invisalign: What’s Next?

After Invisalign: What’s Next?

Posted Sep 21st, 2018 in News

If you’re nearing the end of your Invisalign treatment, chances are you’ve been giving a little thought to what happens next. Here’s what to expect once your treatment is complete!

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How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Posted Sep 7th, 2018 in News

It will probably not surprise you to learn that keeping your gums healthy requires many of the same steps as keeping your teeth healthy.

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Will I Need a Bone Graft for My Dental Implant?

Will I Need a Bone Graft for My Dental Implant?

Posted Jul 20th, 2018

Dental implants make a durable replacement for missing teeth that look, function and feel just like natural teeth. However, they are also the most invasive option, and sometimes require supplementary procedures, such as bone grafts.

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Can My Dentist Really Tell if I Haven’t Been Flossing?

Can My Dentist Really Tell if I Haven’t Been Flossing?

Posted Jul 6th, 2018 in News

You may be able to hide the fact that you're not flossing consistently from your dentist for a while, but she will eventually be able to tell.

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Can Adults Get Invisalign?

Can Adults Get Invisalign?

Posted Jun 29th, 2018

Many adults often think orthodontic treatment is just for kids and teens, and that as adults, they're stuck with their uneven smiles. In fact, anyone with healthy teeth and gums can have their teeth straightened, and our Surrey dentists consider Invisalign to be an ideal treatment option for adults. Here’s why.

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CPAP Treatment for Sleep Apnea

CPAP Treatment for Sleep Apnea

Posted Jun 15th, 2018 in News

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is a highly effective sleep apnea therapy option. Here, our Surrey dentists describe how CPAP works, and how it can help you get a better night’s sleep.

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Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges

Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges

Posted Jun 1st, 2018 in News

Dental implants and dental bridges are dental restorations that fill the space left by missing teeth.When prescribing either of these restorations to a patient, our Surrey dentist will take the following factors into consideration.

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Contact ProActive Dental Studio today, and get on the path to a brighter, healthier smile!