Victoria Emergency Dentist: There When you Need us Most

October 29th, 2019 / By Urban Smiles Victoria

What is a Dental Emergency? A dental emergency is generally a fracture, infection, or any case that requires immediate attention in order to reduce the risk of long term complications or pain.    What to do during a dental emergency?  Dental emergencies often happen at the most inconvenient of times, but if you are prepared […]

Your Neuromuscular Dentistry Dentist In Victoria: The Basics

October 27th, 2019 / By Urban Smiles Victoria

What is Neuromuscular Dentistry? According to the TMJ (temporomandibular joint) Association, Neuromuscular Dentistry is a treatment philosophy used by dentists to correct a “malalignment” of the jaw at the temporomandibular joint and create a balanced bite. Using multiple computerized instruments, your dentist will measure your jaw movements and jaw muscle activity to determine the degree […]

What’s in your Toothpaste?

January 28th, 2018 / By Urban Smiles Victoria

Have you ever wondered what are the ingredients of your toothpaste? You likely check your food ingredients, but not your toothpaste. We seem to rely on brands rather than the ingredients. Fortunately, you’re in luck!  Today we’ll be covering the main ingredients found in toothpastes and their respective purposes. Toothpastes are composed of several ingredients […]

Dental Care Must-Haves for Holiday Travel

November 26th, 2017 / By Urban Smiles Victoria

When packing for a trip, we often forget the simplest things we need to keep our travel enjoyable and hassle-free. Typical travel checklists often forget to include what you need to keep your teeth clean and happy. Here are six items you should always have on your trip to ensure you’re on track with your […]

Ways to Replace an Extracted Tooth

November 21st, 2017 / By Urban Smiles Victoria

If your dentist has told you that he or she will need to pull out one tooth or more… don’t fret because there are several ways on how the dentist can replace it. The following are the options to replace a missing or extracted tooth: Removable partial denture If you are missing one or more […]

The Benefit of Sealant for your Kids

November 10th, 2017 / By Urban Smiles Victoria

You, parents, might be doing a great job in teaching your child how to properly brush their teeth and floss; but it’s not very easy to clean some teeth in the oral cavity – particularly the molars.   Teeth in the most posterior part of the mouth are called molars. It is used primarily for […]

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 […]