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The Clover Hills Dental Blog

Read the Clover Hills Dental Blog for advice, tips and important information from our Surrey dentists about your dental treatment options, and maintaining your oral health.


When are dental crowns the best choice?

When are dental crowns the best choice?

A crown is used to restore a natural appearance to a damaged tooth while allowing the patient to continue to use that tooth as they would have prior to the damage occurring. Here, our dentists in Surrey talk about when dental crowns might be the best choice and what to expect.

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Factors That Influence the Cost of Dentures

Factors That Influence the Cost of Dentures

Dentures have the ability to restore a patient's smile whether you are missing one tooth or even an entire jaw of missing teeth. The main purpose of dentures is to help you speak and chew properly as well as maintain your facial structure. Here, our Surrey dentists explain the different types of dentures and the cost factors associated with each of them.

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Can my dentist help me get diagnosed with sleep apnea?

Can my dentist help me get diagnosed with sleep apnea?

Today, the dental team at Clover Hills Dental shares how dentists can help you get diagnosed with sleep apnea.

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Should I try charcoal toothpaste?

Should I try charcoal toothpaste?

In the past few years, we have seen a growing trend of charcoal toothpaste being used in an attempt to whiten teeth. Today our Surrey dentists explain why they recommend against charcoal toothpaste and some more effective options that can be used to whiten your teeth instead. 

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Which signs of sleep apnea are most obvious to dentists?

Which signs of sleep apnea are most obvious to dentists?

Did you know that dentists are often the first health professionals to spot signs of sleep apnea? If during your routine oral hygiene and dental exam your Surrey dentist sees signs of sleep apnea, they will let you know so you can make an appointment with your physician. 

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How often should I whiten my teeth at home?

How often should I whiten my teeth at home?

At-home teeth whitening can be a good treatment option for a brighter smile. Here, our Surrey dentists talk about how often you should whiten your teeth at home and how you can make the effects of treatment last as long as possible. 

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Using Invisalign After Other Dental Treatments

Using Invisalign After Other Dental Treatments

Our Surrey dentists often recommend Invisalign for patients who want to straighten their smiles. Even if you've had prior dental work such as veneers, crowns, or implants, Invisalign orthodontic treatment still may be an option for straightening your teeth.

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Factors That Influence the Cost of Dental Implants

Factors That Influence the Cost of Dental Implants

Although dental implants may be a good treatment option for those who are missing one or more teeth, they are often an expensive investment. Today, our Surrey dentists share the cost considerations for dental implants.  

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How do dental implants work?

How do dental implants work?

If you are missing one or more teeth, replacing them could help preserve your oral health. In many cases, your dentist may recommend a dental implant. Today, our Surrey dentists discuss dental implants and how long they should last. 

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How can I help my child keep a healthy smile?

How can I help my child keep a healthy smile?

Conscientiously caring for our children's baby teeth and teaching them about oral hygiene early on helps lay a solid foundation for excellent long-term oral health. Here, our Surrey dentists share tips to help your young one maintain a healthy smile. 

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How to Safely Whiten Your Teeth

How to Safely Whiten Your Teeth

If you're considering whitening your teeth, you may have come across many teeth whitening options. But how do you know if they're effective — or safe? Our Surrey dentists share some tips to keep in mind when it comes to safely whitening your teeth. 

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Tips for Sticking with Your Invisalign Treatment

Tips for Sticking with Your Invisalign Treatment

You've started your Invisalign treatment and are on your way to straightening your smile. Congratulations! Now, it's time to get to work and get used to a new routine. While this may feel challenging at first, it is doable, especially with these tips from our Surrey dentists to help you stick with Invisalign treatment. 

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7 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Dental Implant

7 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Dental Implant

If you are considering dental implants to replace missing teeth, you may have many questions. But where should you start? Our dentists in Surrey share the top seven questions most of our patients have. We think this is a great start to dialogue with your dental team. 

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Living Well With Sleep Apnea

Living Well With Sleep Apnea

Our team of dentists in Surrey understands that day-to-day life can be challenging for anyone who suffers from the negative effects of sleep apnea. In this post, we list a few tips that may help you sleep better when dealing with sleep apnea. 

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Is a dental bridge right for you?

Is a dental bridge right for you?

Today, our Surrey dentists compare the pros and cons dental bridges vs. dental implants to help you decide which tooth replacement option is best for you.

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Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea

Dental Appliances for Sleep Apnea

If you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, our Surrey dentists may be able to provide a dental appliance to help reduce your symptoms and allow you to sleep better.

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Why should I bother flossing?

Why should I bother flossing?

Our Surrey dentists are often asked why patients should floss if they brush thoroughly twice each day. Here’s why you should spend a few minutes to make flossing a critical step in your at-home oral care routine.

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Bone Grafts for Dental Implants

Bone Grafts for Dental Implants

Dental implants can help restore the function and appearance of your smile. But, you may need a bone graft before getting your implants if you’ve experienced bone deterioration due to missing teeth or oral health issues. Our Surrey dentists explain why. 

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What is the difference between snoring and sleep apnea?

What is the difference between snoring and sleep apnea?

Did you know that snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea, but not all snoring indicates sleep apnea, and that not all sleep apnea patients snore? Our Surrey dentists explain some differences between sleep apnea and snoring.

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3 Easy Ways To Improve Your Brushing Routine

3 Easy Ways To Improve Your Brushing Routine

In today's post our Surrey dentists share 3 easy ways to improve your toothbrushing routine and take your oral hygiene to the next level!

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Are dental implants right for me?

Are dental implants right for me?

For many people dental implants can be an ideal way to replace missing teeth, however they do require surgery and may not be the best tooth replacement option for you. So who is a good candidate for dental implants? Our Surry dentists explain...

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Can Invisalign be used to straighten adult smiles?

Can Invisalign be used to straighten adult smiles?

Orthodontic treatment isn't just for kids! If you're an adult with healthy teeth and gums, looking to straighten your smile, Invisalign may be the ideal orthodontic treatment option for you. In today's blog our Surrey dentists share how Invisalign can discreetly help you to achieve a straighter smile. 

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How do I know if I have a cavity?

How do I know if I have a cavity?

Our dentists at Clover Hills Dental in Surrey understand that even when you try hard to keep your teeth and gums healthy, cavities can strike. But how will you know if you have a cavity? Our dentists explain...

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What is a dental implant anyway?

What is a dental implant anyway?

At Clover Hills Dental in Surrey, our dentists can use dental implants to help restore the function and appearance of patients' smiles. If you're weighing up your tooth replacement options, you may be wondering just what a dental implant is. Our dentists explain...

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Does Invisalign<sup>®</sup> treatment hurt?

Does Invisalign® treatment hurt?

Our dentists at Clover Hills Dental in Surrey offer Invisalign® clear aligners to help patients achieve straighter, healthier smiles. If you're considering Invisalign to straighten your teeth or correct bite issues, you may be wondering whether Invisalign treatment will hurt.

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Caring For Your Oral Health as You Age

Caring For Your Oral Health as You Age

There are a number of oral health issues which can arise as we age, that aren't typically seen in younger people. Here, our Surrey dentists share some of the oral health issues you should watch for as you age.

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Is dental sedation right for me?

Is dental sedation right for me?

Most of our Surrey patients find that local anesthetic is sufficient to prevent pain during routine dental procedures. Nonetheless, some patients require additional help to get them through the essential treatment they need. That's where dental sedation comes in. 

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How to Keep Your Invisalign® Aligners Clean & Clear

How to Keep Your Invisalign® Aligners Clean & Clear

At Clover Hills Dental in Surrey our dentists use Invisalign® to straighten smiles discretely, without the hassle of metal braces. Here's how to care for your Invisalign aligners to help keep them clean, clear and practically invisible.

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How is professional teeth whitening done?

How is professional teeth whitening done?

Professional teeth whitening can brighten your smile and boost your self-confidence. Our Surrey dentists explain how the professional teeth whitening process works here at Clover Hills Dental.

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Oral Conscious Sedation for Dental Anxiety

Oral Conscious Sedation for Dental Anxiety

Our Surrey dentists know that for some people, visiting the dentist can be a stressful. If you suffer from dental anxiety, or heightened oral sensitivity, oral conscious sedation may be able to help you get the treatment you need in a relaxed and stress free manner. 

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