What It Means When Your Gums Are Bleeding and How to Treat Them

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The health of your gums is important to the state of your overall oral health. If you notice that your gums are bleeding, then it may be a sign that they need a bit more care and attention. It can be a little alarming to experience bleeding gums, but Dr. Lon Riemer wants you to know that there's no reason to panic. Once you get down to the bottom of why your gums are bleeding, it will be possible to take the correct steps to stop it. (more…)

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Teaching Your Child the Importance of Proper Dental Care

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Putting in the extra effort when your child is young to make sure they understand why dental care is so important is one of the best ways of securing a healthy future for them. Not only is good dental health important for its own sake, but for the sake of good overall health as well. Dr. Lon Riemer, a general and kid’s dentist in St. Albert, is always happy to provide parents with simple tips that can help them instill effective oral health habits in their child. (more…)

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Pros and Cons of Electric and Manual Toothbrushes

While brushing techniques and brushing habits are the two most important factors when it comes to how well you brush your teeth, the type of toothbrush you choose for the job can also make a difference. For example, you want a brush handle that you can comfortably hold and a brush head small enough to reach all areas of your mouth. Dr. Lon Riemer, a family dentist in St. Albert, is often asked about whether a manual or an electric toothbrush is the better option. The truth is that both have certain pros and cons you should consider. (more…)

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Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

A brighter smile can make a substantial impact where first impressions are concerned. A person with a radiant looking smile is often perceived as warm, healthy and full of vitality. So if you have an important interview, or you want to impress at an upcoming party or your just want to feel better about your smile, professional teeth whitening may be the answer that you’re looking for in St Albert. (more…)

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Why Are My Teeth Sore After Dental Cleaning?

As with most dentists in St. Albert, at Dr. Riemer’s clinic we take great strides to ensure your visit is as comfortable as possible but, sometimes, a little soreness after a cleaning is unavoidable.  (more…)

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Don’t forget your dentist

You only get one smile, St. Albert. That’s why it’s so important to take great care of your teeth. Most of us know that the fundamental building blocks of a good oral hygiene routine involve properly brushing and flossing our teeth. But to really keep your mouth happy and healthy, you’ll need the advice and care a general dentist can provide. (more…)

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