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April 2018: Tips, ENews & More!
 

After putting up with the long, cold winter days, it's April and Spring is officially here. With warmer days approaching, are you excited to enjoy more outdoor activities, or to simply hang out on the patio with your family and friends? All the more reason for you to smile! So why not let us take care of your smile and oral health by scheduling an appointment with us.

The month of April is Oral Health Month and also a great time to get to know your hygienist. April 7th to 13th is National Dental Hygienists Week! It celebrates the hard work of key members of our oral health team, and their role in maintaining good oral health of our patients. Learn more about our team here!


Keep smiling,



The Team at Hillcrest Dental Centre


Happy Oral Health Month!


    Contest Rules:
  • Like our page on Facebook

  • Show off your smile, or your family's, or even your dog's by posting a picture on our Facebook page with the caption #HappyOralHealthMonth

  • You will automatically be entered in a draw for a chance to win a Zoom Teeth Whitening Kit and the results will be announced in our next newsletter!

Good Luck! We are excited to see our patients smile!
Effects of Oral Piercings on Your Oral Health


 

Many teenagers look for ways to express themselves uniquely, and some choose body art as their outlet. Although tongue, cheek, and lip rings can look cool, oral jewelry can cause major negative effects on your oral health during the procedure and afterwards.

Negative Effects of Oral Piercings

Aside from giving you bad breath, piercings can also cause major damage to your teeth and overall well-being. Here are just some potential negative effects:

  • Infection & Bad Breath
  • Swelling & Nerve Damage
  • Chipped or Cracked Teeth

Click here for more negative effects of oral piercings and what to do if you do decide to get a piercing.

Halibut-Mango Ceviche

 

Spring is a colorful season, so why not create a colorful and flavorful dish with fresh ingredients to compliment it?

This simple recipe leaves plenty of room for variation. So feel free to give it a twist and make it your own!

Click here for the full recipe.