Dental Health Blog

Our dentists at Highland Dental Centre in Pictou County take pride in helping our patients achieve optimal oral health. Our blog contains helpful information and tips for keeping your smile happy and healthy.

Dentistry for the Entire Family: How Dental Services Differ by Age

Today, our Pictou County dentists explain the ins and outs of general dentistry services and how they can help kids, teens, adults and seniors keep their smiles healthy.

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How To Tell If You Need a Dental Filling

If you have a cavity, you will likely need a dental filling to restore your tooth. In this post, our Pictou County dentists explain why you'd need a filling, and describe different types to consider depending on your needs.

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How do dental implants prevent bone loss?

People with missing teeth sometimes look older than they really are as a result of the deterioration of jawbone that comes with tooth loss. Our Pictou County dentists explain why this happens and how dental implants can help.

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Overbite vs. Overjet: How Can You Tell the Difference - and Can Clear Aligners Help?

Our Pictou County dentists explain the difference and how we may be able to correct either issue with clear aligners.

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Do dental implants feel like natural teeth?

Dental implants look much like natural teeth, and they also feel like them to some extent. Today, our Pictou County dentists describe the similarities and differences between natural teeth and dental implants.

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Clear Aligners & Their Value

If you’re seriously considering straightening your smile with clear aligners, you may be wondering if you’ll get the value you deserve, and if the cost is worth it. Today, our Pictou County dentists explain what you may want to take into account when thinking about choosing aligners.

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Bone Grafting for Dental Implants

Has your dentist recommended dental implants to replace missing teeth? If so, you may need a bone graft before your implant procedure can proceed. In this post, our Pictou County dentists explain bone grafting for dental implants.

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How Much Will My Teeth Hurt When Using Invisalign Clear Aligners?

Today, our Pictou County dentists explain why your teeth may hurt a bit during your clear aligner treatment with Invisalign, and how you can manage any discomfort you experience.

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What is it like living with dental implants?

If you're considering getting a dental implant to replace your missing tooth, you're likely wondering what it will be like living with one. Our Pictou County dentists explain some of what you can expect day-to-day.

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Can Clear Aligners Fix an Overbite?

Our Pictou County dentists are often asked whether an overbite can be fixed with clear aligners. In a word, yes. But first we should look at what an overbite is, why it should be fixed and what the process entails.

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