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May 2017: Tips, ENews & More!
 

According to the Farmer's Almanac, summer doesn't start until June 21st. But try convincing any Canadian that summer starts any later than the Victoria Day Long Weekend!

Warm weather means more opportunities for outdoor activities, but don't forget to stay safe when having fun outside. As you plan for upcoming events, remember that being prepared for the unexpected helps to make it more manageable. It's suggested that you have enough supplies to support your family's needs for at least 72 hours in the case of an emergency - are you prepared? Click here to learn more.

Planning on playing a contact sport this season?

Talk to us about a custom fitted mouthguard. We may not be able to improve your game, but we can help protect your winning smile!

We hope all the moms out there have a great Mother's Day (May 14), and that everyone takes full advantage of the Victoria Day Long Weekend (May 22).


Wishing you countless reasons to smile,



The Team at Hillcrest Dental Centre


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What You Don't Know About E-Cigarettes


 

E-cigarettes are on the rise. It's estimated that within 10 years e-cigarettes will outsell tobacco products, since they are considered a safer and less expensive alternative to smoking. Yet, many traditional smokers continue to consume tobacco through regular cigarettes as well as e-cigarettes. Similar to their analog counterpart, e-cigarettes are at the heart of a developing controversy. The most prominent concern is safety, for both smokers and non-smokers.

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Caprese Salad

 

With spring comes fresh vegetables, and for those with fresh tomatoes to spare, the caprese salad is an excellent choice. Consisting of only tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and a few seasonings, the fresh veggies get center stage. An eye-catching alternative compared to the usual Caesar and Garden salads, Caprese is sure to be a welcome fit at your first spring barbeque.

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