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.


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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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Brushing Your Teeth

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Brushing Your Teeth

Are you ready to take your oral hygiene routine to the next level? Here, our Surrey dentist tells you about a few common mistakes to avoid when brushing your teeth.

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Which model of electric toothbrush should I get?

Which model of electric toothbrush should I get?

Fact is that the type of electric toothbrush you choose is up to your own personal preference. That said, there are a few features our Surrey dentists recommend looking out for.

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Who can get dental implants?

Who can get dental implants?

If you have missing teeth, dental implants could be a great way to restore the function and appearance of your smile, but dental implants aren't suitable for everyone. Here's more from our Surrey dentist on who can get dental implants.

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Tips on How to Prepare for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

Tips on How to Prepare for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

Here are some tips on how you should prepare for a safe and successful dental sedation appointment.

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Invisalign Teen: Compliance Indicators

Invisalign Teen: Compliance Indicators

One benefit of Invisalign is that patients can remove the clear aligners in order to to eat, drink, and care for their teeth. However, this key benefit can make it tempting to remove aligners more often, and longer, than prescribed. That’s where compliance indicators can help.

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How to Keep Your Smile White After Whitening

How to Keep Your Smile White After Whitening

After you've had your teeth professionally whitened you’ll want to keep your smile looking bright! Here are a few tips from our Surrey dentists on how to keep your teeth white after whitening.

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Is dental sedation available for checkups, cleanings and x-rays?

Is dental sedation available for checkups, cleanings and x-rays?

Dental sedation is not generally offered for routine dental x-rays, cleanings or checkups; however, we may be able to offer sedation in these situations for patients suffering from extreme anxiety. Here, our Surrey dentists explain a little more.

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Will Invisalign effect how I speak?

Will Invisalign effect how I speak?

When considering Invisalign for your orthodontic treatment, you may wonder what impact the aligners might have on your ability to speak. Here, our Surrey dentists offer their top tips for getting used to talking while wearing your Invisalign aligners.

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Remember! Less Is More When Whitening Your Teeth

Remember! Less Is More When Whitening Your Teeth

Teeth whitening is a terrific way to improve the appearance of your smile with relatively little effort. But be sure to keep in mind that less is more when it comes to teeth whitening!

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Can my young teenager have their teeth whitened?

Can my young teenager have their teeth whitened?

Are you concerned that your child's teeth look yellow or discoloured, and wondering whether teeth whitening could help address the issue? Today we explain why our Surrey dentists advise against teeth whitening for children and young teens.

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Is dental sedation safe for children?

Is dental sedation safe for children?

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