Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

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As dentists in Nanaimo, at Diver Lake Dental we have the expert skill and training to detect many diseases of the mouth, including oral cancer. Did you know that three Canadians die every day from oral cancer? In fact, more people die from mouth and throat cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers are …

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Invisalign – A Popular Alternative To Metal Braces From Your Dentist In Nanaimo

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Remember the braces that looked like train tracks on teeth? The ones you couldn’t hide if you tried? Invisalign from our general dentists in Nanaimo can change how you feel about orthodontics. At Diver Lake Dental, we’re proud to provide removable, clear aligners by Invisalign®. This innovative treatment could be exactly what you’re looking for. Some of the other benefits …

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Dental Crowns Can Protect And Reignite Your Smile

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At Diver Lake Dental, many of our patients have had dental crowns (or crown & bridge treatment) to restore their beautiful smiles. But many haven’t, and we often get questions about what a crown is and why we would place one. We’re glad to take a moment today to give you a general overview and let you know why this …

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Wisdom Teeth Removal Is A Smile Saver

If you’re like most people, you’ll have your “wisdom” teeth removed at some point in your life. And wisdom teeth removal is available at many dental practices, including ours – Diver Lake Dental Clinic! Perhaps you’ve already undergone this procedure and now your son or daughter is experiencing mouth discomfort due to these large third molars. Is the pain affecting …

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Root Canal Treatment Can Preserve Your Smile

Before you read any further, let’s get something out of the way. Root canal therapy – an amazing dental technique that repairs and saves teeth – gets a bad rap. Despite its proven success, amazing outcome, and modern-day technique, we still hear patients ask when treatment is completed, “Wow, is that it?!” This is because the pain associated with root …

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Dental Veneers Can Restore An Imperfect Smile

Time and age can take their toll on our smiles. After all, our teeth get plenty of wear every day. With today’s dentistry techniques and technology, our dentists in Nanaimo at Diver Lake Dental Clinic can restore chipped, cracked, broken, or discoloured teeth … and make your smile look better than ever – with dental veneers! Veneers Can Disguise The …

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Teeth Whitening Supervised By Your Dentist Is The Way To Go

Did you know that about 60% of Canadians believe an attractive smile impacts their self-confidence? This was uncovered in a survey conducted by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association. Perhaps that’s why we all like to keep our teeth their whitest and brightest … because we know how good it feels, the confidence it instills, and the great impression it makes! …

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Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile And Quality of Life

Losing one or more teeth doesn’t have to spell the end of your healthy, beautiful, natural-looking smile. At Diver Lake Dental Clinic, we’ve rejuvenated many patients’ smiles and protected their oral health for future years with dental implants. Did you know… If you happen to lose just one tooth due to gum disease, decay, or trauma, neighbouring teeth will shift, …

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A Worry-Free Visit With Dental Sedation

Many people don’t look forward to going to the dentist. Are you, or someone you love, one of the 15% of people who experience dread when it comes to their appointment at their dentist in Nanaimo? Dental sedation may help. Dental fear can be due to previous bad experiences, challenging developmental or anxiety disorders, an intellectual disability, or simply fear …

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