Potential Causes For Toothaches

A toothache occurs due to the irritation or inflammation of the pulp (central portion of the tooth)containing blood vessels and nerve endings that are very sensitive to pain. Pulpitis (pulp [...]

Learn About Dental Cavities

Most people have had a cavity or two in their life. What most people don’t know is what causes a cavity, how it can be treated and how you know when you have a cavity. The following guide [...]

Good News for Chocolate Lovers

We all know that eating candy doesn’t typically mix well with keeping teeth healthy – but did you know that dark chocolate may actually be good for your teeth? When you eat dark chocolate you’re [...]

Signs of TMJ

Do you have jaw aches and pains? Do you also get regular headaches? If your answer to both of these is yes, then you may be suffering from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder or TMJ syndrome. This [...]

Fun Trivia About Toothbrushes and Toothpaste

If you think teeth brushing is characteristic of a modern society, think again! The first toothbrush recorded in history was used around 3000 BC. Instead of the modern, plastic toothbrush that [...]

Have Bad Breath? Freshen Up With These Tips!

Bad breath can be a nuisance for a number of people. Our team at Oxford Family Dental in Port Coquitlam is always available to share the latest tips and tricks on how to freshen bad breath. At [...]