The countdown is on to my favourite holiday of the year – Christmas! The best part, of course, is getting together with the people I love most, sharing in family traditions, enjoying a wonderful meal, and basking in the glow of a brightly decorated Christmas tree. All that brings back wonderful memories from my childhood. […]
Honouring our military veterans and healthcare heroes
Tomorrow is Remembrance Day, and I would like to take this opportunity to honour the sacrifices that military people have made – and continue to make – by putting their duty and country ahead of themselves. In what might be seen as a break with tradition, I also want to honour the health care heroes […]
Grateful and smiling for all that is good in our lives
We all hope you had an excellent Thanksgiving! The Hometown Dental crew and I certainly did, and we agreed that this year, the holiday felt more significant than ever.These days, I see more folks trading in their warm smiles for perpetual jaw-clenching frowns, despite our attempts to distract patients with Netflix while they’re in for […]
WE ARE HIRING DENTAL HYGIENISTS! HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN OUR AMAZING TEAM
You can finally stop scrolling through dental hygienist job postings because your dream job is right here at Hometown Dental! Our amazing team is seeking all passionate, skilled, and experienced dental hygienists to join our war on cavities and gum disease. If that sounds like YOU, let us tell you about who we are so […]
HOMETOWN DENTAL, HOW IT ALL BEGAN.
I’ve been asked the question many times, “Why did you decide to become a dentist?” I can’t say it was initially a childhood dream but part of the reason does stem back to my first experiences at the dentist as a child. I grew up in Mazeppa, just east of High River with my three […]
YOU DON’T HAVE TO FLOSS ALL YOUR TEETH…JUST THE ONES YOU WANT TO KEEP!
Have you ever had a toothache?If you have, you probably don’t want to have another one.If you haven’t, you really don’t ever want one! In that case, let’s talk about oral health, more specifically hygiene and prevention. YOUR DIET AND YOUR TEETH Let’s start with diet. Yup, you read that right! Diet is a huge […]
Overcoming Dental Fears: 5 Reasons Hometown Dental is the Right Place for You
From the moment you feel a twinge in your tooth, you’re filled with dread. Then, you finally set up the appointment. When the day arrives, you wake up with knots in your stomach. I understand! Lots of people may feel nervous or anxious about visiting the dentist. In fact, up to 40% of Canadians have reported […]
3 WAYS TO SMILE WITH CONFIDENCE: TEETH WHITENING AT HOMETOWN DENTAL
Do you wish your smile was brighter? It’s a fairly common desire and one I hear in the office all the time. After all, there are so many things that can cause your teeth to become discoloured. From drinks like coffee and red wine to ageing, and genetics, it’s nearly impossible to keep your teeth from […]