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 Sleep Apnea or Am I Just Snoring?

Do I Have Sleep Apnea or Am I Just Snoring?

Posted Apr 20th, 2018 in News

Though they have many similar symptoms, sleep apnea and snoring are very different problems. Here, our Surrey dentists explain how you can differentiate between the two.

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Straight Smile Centres Wins 2018 Vancouver Consumer Choice Award

Straight Smile Centres Wins 2018 Vancouver Consumer Choice Award

Posted Apr 11th, 2018 in News

Straight Smile Centres is proud to announce that we’ve been selected as a winner of the 2018 Vancouver Consumer Choice Awards, in the Health & Wellness category!

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Dental Sedation For Patients with Special Needs

Dental Sedation For Patients with Special Needs

Posted Apr 6th, 2018 in News

Providing sedation for patients with special needs helps our patients receive the care they need, safely and comfortably.

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What are the risks to teeth whitening?

What are the risks to teeth whitening?

Posted Mar 23rd, 2018 in News

Though the negative side effects associated with teeth whitening are relatively mild, there are still some factors that our Surrey dentists want patients to consider when they are considering this cosmetic dental procedure.

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Components of a Good Oral Hygiene Routine

Components of a Good Oral Hygiene Routine

Posted Mar 9th, 2018 in News

A good oral hygiene routine involves more than brushing and flossing your teeth. Here are all the steps you should take to keep your teeth and gums stay healthy, clean and disease-free.

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How is Invisalign Teen Different from Standard Invisalign Treatment?

How is Invisalign Teen Different from Standard Invisalign Treatment?

Posted Feb 23rd, 2018 in News

Invisalign has designed a line of aligners around the needs to teenagers. Our Surrey dentists explain why Invisalign Teen is a great choice for adolescent patients, and how it's different from standard treatment.

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Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

Posted Feb 9th, 2018 in News

Many people feel fear and anxiety about visiting the dentist. Our Surrey dentists offer advice and tips to help you manage these feelings.

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After Your Extraction: Filling the Space

After Your Extraction: Filling the Space

Posted Jan 26th, 2018 in News

If you have lost a tooth, getting the spaced filled as soon as possible is very important in maintaining your long-term oral health. There are several tooth replacement options to choose from.

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Sleep Apnea & Weight Loss

Sleep Apnea & Weight Loss

Posted Jan 12th, 2018 in News

There are various Sleep Apnea treatment options, and in some cases, it can also be cured! For people who are overweight and suffering from sleep apnea, simply losing some weight can resolve the disorder.

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 The Parts of a Dental Implant

The Parts of a Dental Implant

Posted Dec 22nd, 2017 in News

Dental Implants are made up of three components: The abutment, the crown and the implant itself. Our Surrey dentists provide a brief overview below of each component.

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Can Children & Teens Get Their Teeth Whitened?

Can Children & Teens Get Their Teeth Whitened?

Posted Dec 8th, 2017 in News

At ProActive Dental Studio, our Surrey dentists advise against teeth whitening for children for a few important reasons.

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When Are Tooth Extractions Necessary?

When Are Tooth Extractions Necessary?

Posted Nov 24th, 2017 in News

Our Surrey & Delta dentists only consider a tooth extraction when less invasive procedures would likely be ineffective Here are a few reasons why a tooth extraction might be necessary.

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How Long Will Invisalign Treatment Take?

How Long Will Invisalign Treatment Take?

Posted Nov 10th, 2017

Invisalign is a low profile, invisible orthodontic appliance that straightens your teeth without any metal or wires. Read on to find out how long your Invisalign process will take.

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Oral Sedation: How It Works

Oral Sedation: How It Works

Posted Oct 20th, 2017 in News

At ProActive Dental Studio, our Surrey dentists provide treatment under oral sedation for our patients who feel anxious or nervous about visiting the dentist. Here’s how the oral sedation process works.

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Professional vs. Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Professional vs. Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening

Posted Oct 6th, 2017

When it comes to whitening your teeth, there are a range of over the counter products available. Here, our Surrey dentist explain why professional whitening systems tend to be safer and more effective.

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What Do Healthy Gums Look Like?

What Do Healthy Gums Look Like?

Posted Sep 22nd, 2017 in News

If you are trying to prevent gum disease, it’s important to know what healthy gums look like. Our Surrey dentists explain how you can tell the difference between healthy gums and unhealthy ones based on appearance.

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How to Clean Your Invialign Aligners

How to Clean Your Invialign Aligners

Posted Sep 8th, 2017 in News

Invisalign aligners make it easy to clean your teeth during treatment because they are removable. But it’s important that you keep the aligners themselves clean, too! Here’s how.

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How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Relationships

How Sleep Apnea Affects Your Relationships

Posted Aug 25th, 2017 in News

Sleep Apnea doesn’t just negatively impact your health. It can have some surprising impacts on your relationships as well.

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How Many Dental Implants Can I Get?

How Many Dental Implants Can I Get?

Posted Aug 11th, 2017 in News

It is possible to replace just single teeth, multiple adjacent teeth, or even a full upper or lower jaw of teeth with dental implants.

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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes

Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes

Posted Jul 21st, 2017 in News

Our Surrey dentists often recommend electric toothbrushes to patients to help them better clean their teeth. Here are a few reasons why electric toothbrushes have an edge over manual ones.

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