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Diabetes and Your Smile

October 23rd, 2017 / By Urban Smiles Victoria

Effective dental management is vital for patients with diabetes mellitus. If you have diabetes, you may have a lowered resistance to infections, delayed healing, and multiple systemic infections. The presence of an infection such as periodontitis, a gum disease, may intensify symptoms and make diabetes more difficult to regulate. Diabetes affects how your body metabolizes […]

Urban Smiles Supports Breast Cancer Research in September and October

September 23rd, 2017 / By Urban Smiles Victoria
Rachel and Brenda

  This past year within one week of each other, Rachel and her sister Brenda were diagnosed with invasive carcinoma of the breast. They underwent surgery, chemotherapy and radiation over 9 months. The experience and care they received that the BC Cancer Agency was top notch. As appreciation for the exceptional care and to draw […]

Dental Emergencies

September 6th, 2017 / By Urban Smiles Victoria

Accidents will happen no matter how careful we are. What important is to have presence of mind to deal with the situation. According to American Dental Association (ADA), dental emergencies have increased each year due to increasing involvement in physical activities or sports. There are several causes of tooth injury that require immediate dental care […]