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.


Do I have to be a certain age to have dentures?

Do I have to be a certain age to have dentures?

Do you need to be a certain age to have dentures? Our Surrey dentists explain what makes a good candidate for this treatment.  

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Do whitening toothpastes work?

Do whitening toothpastes work?

Thinking about trying a whitening toothpaste to brighten the shade of your teeth? Today, our Surrey dentists explain how you can achieve and maintain a white smile. 

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I'm an adult hoping to straighten my smile. Is Invisalign right for me?

I'm an adult hoping to straighten my smile. Is Invisalign right for me?

Are you an adult with healthy teeth and gums, and are hoping to straighten your smile? Invisalign may be ideal for you. In this post, our dentists at Proactive Dental Studio in Surrey explain how Invisalign can be a great way to achieve a straighter smile. 

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How can I tell if I have a cavity?

How can I tell if I have a cavity?

If you have a cavity, you may start to feel a sudden, sharp pain in one of your teeth - ouch! Our Surrey dentists offer tips for how to tell you may have one, and what to do next.

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How Dental Implants Work

How Dental Implants Work

With dental implants, our dentists in Surrey can restore your smile’s natural function and appearance. In this post, we share some facts about what dental implants are and how the implant process works.

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Does straightening your teeth with Invisalign hurt?

Does straightening your teeth with Invisalign hurt?

If you’re considering Invisalign to help you achieve a healthier, straighter smile, you may be wondering if the clear aligners hurt. Our Surrey dentists offer some insight and answers.

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How to Care for Our Teeth as We Age

How to Care for Our Teeth as We Age

Though 75 percent of people over 65 still have at least some of their natural teeth, the older we get the more oral health problems most of us have. Our Surrey dentists offer tips for keeping your teeth healthy as you age.

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Can I get dental sedation?

Can I get dental sedation?

Most of our patients at Proactive Dental Studio find that local anesthetic is sufficient to prevent pain during routine dental procedures. That said, some of our patients require additional help to get them through the essential treatment they need. That's where dental sedation can help...

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How to Clean Invisalign Aligners

How to Clean Invisalign Aligners

Keeping your Invisalign aligners bacteria-free and practically invisible when worn, means knowing how to clean and care for your aligners properly. Today our Surrey dentists offer some tips on how to keep your aligners clean and looking their very best.

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The Teeth Whitening Process at ProActive Dental Studio

The Teeth Whitening Process at ProActive Dental Studio

Professional teeth whitening from our dentists at ProActive Dental Studio in Surrey is an effective way to help remove stains, brighten your smile and boost your self-confidence. Today we look at how the professional teeth whitening process works at our clinic.

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Is oral conscious sedation right for you?

Is oral conscious sedation right for you?

At Proactive Dental Studio in Surrey our dentists understand that for some people, visiting the dentist causes high levels of anxiety. If you suffer from dental anxiety, dental sedation may be able to help you get the treatment you need in a comfortable and stress-free manner.

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How does the Invisalign treatment process work?

How does the Invisalign treatment process work?

For many of our patients, Invisalign® clear aligners can help to straighten teeth, and correct bite issues, without the need for wires and brackets. Here, our Surrey dentists explain how the Invisalign treatment process works, from start to finish.

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How can dental sedation help you?

How can dental sedation help you?

At Proactive Dental Studio, our dentists strive to ensure that patients suffering from dental anxiety or heightened oral sensitivity can get the treatment they need in a comfortable and stress-free manner. Here's how dental sedation may be able to help you.

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A Brief History of Dentures & What They Are Made Of

A Brief History of Dentures & What They Are Made Of

If you have dentures you may be curious to know more about this great tooth replacement option. Today our Surrey dentists tell you a little about the history of dentures and what they are made of.

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Store Bought Whitening Treatments VS Professional Teeth Whitening

Store Bought Whitening Treatments VS Professional Teeth Whitening

Not all teeth whitening methods offer the same results. Today our Surrey dentists share some of the differences between at-home and professional teeth whitening treatments. 

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Tips for Living Well with Sleep Apnea

Tips for Living Well with Sleep Apnea

Our Surrey dentists at ProActive Dental Studio understand how challenging day-to-day activities can be for patients suffering from the effects of sleep apnea. Today our dentists share some tips to help you live well if you have mild sleep apnea.

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Soft Food Suggestions for People with New Dentures

Soft Food Suggestions for People with New Dentures

Our Surrey dentists know that learning to eat with your new dentures in is going to take time and practice. In the early days, while you adjust to your dentures, you will need to stick to a diet of soft foods. Here are a few tasty foods you may want to try.

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Do whitening toothpastes really work?

Do whitening toothpastes really work?

If you feel that smile is looking a little dull or discoloured, you may be wondering if whitening toothpaste could help. Our Surrey dentist shares more about whitening toothpastes, and how you can brighten your smile.

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Is CPAP the only treatment option for sleep apnea?

Is CPAP the only treatment option for sleep apnea?

Typically the best treatment for severe sleep apnea is C.P.A.P. (continuous positive airway pressure). For patients suffering from mild to moderate sleep apnea, our Surrey dentist may suggest other treatment options that could help to relieve your symptoms. 

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How to Care for Your Dentures

How to Care for Your Dentures

Keeping dentures in tip top condition is easy. Here are a few tips from our Surrey dentist on how to keep your dentures looking great and fitting well. 

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Dental Implants VS Dental Bridges - The Pros and Cons

Dental Implants VS Dental Bridges - The Pros and Cons

If you're looking to replace a number of missing teeth, dental bridges and dental implants are both natural looking options. That said, both have their pros and cons. Our Surrey dentists explain more about dental implants vs dental bridges.

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Treating Sleep Apnea with Dental Appliances

Treating Sleep Apnea with Dental Appliances

Treatment for sleep apnea is essential because this common but serious condition can lead to a number of negative health effects. Here's more from our Surrey dentist on how dental appliances can help treat your sleep apnea.

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Why bother flossing?

Why bother flossing?

If you brush your teeth thoroughly you may be wondering why you should bother flossing? Fact is, brushing alone may not protect you from periodontal (gum) disease! Here's why...

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Bone Grafting and Dental Implants

Bone Grafting and Dental Implants

Sometimes patients who want to replace missing teeth with dental implants require bone grafting to make the jaw stable enough to hold the implants. Here's more from our Surrey dentist about bone grafting for dental implants.

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What are the symptoms of sleep apnea?

What are the symptoms of sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is serious disorder that interrupts breathing during sleep and can lead to a number of mental and physical health problems. But, what the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea? Here are just a few...

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