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Stress and your teeth

Sun, 22 Sep 2019

Managing your stress is good for your head, your heart – and your teeth. Learn about how stress is connected to your oral health. This article was originally published in Lumino Health and written by Paul Russell, in consultation with Edmonton Dentist Dr. Taha Chersa DMD. No matter how well you’re doing, life stress can creep up on you. Work pressures, financial worries – relationship issues too. You’ve probably thought about how stress affects your mental and physical heal...

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Making your dental routine more eco-friendly

Thu, 19 Sep 2019

4 simple steps for a more eco-friendly dental routine This article was originally published in Lumino Health and written by Paul Russell, in consultation with Edmonton Dentist Dr. Taha Chersa DMD. Trying to be friendlier to the environment while keeping your teeth clean? We have tips from a dentist to get you started. Plastic toothbrush, plastic toothpaste tube, disposable floss in a plastic case. Add running water and you may think that brushing your teeth is tough on the planet...

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What dental implants cost in Edmonton?

Tue, 25 Jun 2019

What is the cost of Dental Implants in Edmonton? We are often asked about the costs involved with a dental implant. Because we understand that the price can be a factor in your decision making, we offer free consultations at our Edmonton office to review our dental implant fees with you. In general, the surgical cost of a single dental implant is $2,900. In some instances, there may be additional costs associated with the surgery which could include: a CT Scan, Sinus Lift, Tissue Graft or ...

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Preparing your child for their first visit to the dentist

Tue, 21 May 2019

Reviewed article by Dr. Taha Chersa published on Lumino Health. You can read the original article here. Full disclosure: I delayed taking my son to the dentist. He was a high-strung child who had screamed his way through more than one doctor visit. I worried he would be anxious about sitting in the dentist’s chair, letting someone poke around in his mouth. But when the time finally came, at the ripe old age of three, the whole process was positive and (gasp!) stress-free. It helped...

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4 tips to choose the right toothpaste

Tue, 21 May 2019

Reviewed article by Dr. Taha Chersa published on Lumino Health. You can read the original articlee here. Over the course of a year, you’ll spend about 24 hours brushing your teeth. Make your brushing time count by choosing the best toothpaste for your needs. There are many kinds of toothpaste that claim to help with different oral health priorities. For example:  A whiter smileFresh breathGingivitis controlLower sensitivity It can be hard to choose. Talk to your dentis...

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How to overcome your fear of going to the dentist

Tue, 21 May 2019

Reviewed article by Dr. Taha Chersa published on Lumino Health. You can read the original article here. Dreading your next visit to the dentist? You’re not alone.  About 40% of Canadians have at least some fear when going to the dentist. The reasons why people are scared of dentists vary. It could be past experiences, fear of pain or the tools dentists use. Many patients who suffer from dental phobia will put off going to the dentist as long as possible.  Sound familiar?...

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Cancellation Policy

Fri, 18 Jan 2019

We reserve an appointment specifically for you and the time is limited. When patients fail to keep scheduled appointments and or cancel with short notice, it denies other patients an opportunity to be seen as soon as possible, especially the ones that may need urgent care. We ask that you please provide 2 business days notice (Monday-Friday) if you are unable to keep your appointment, or a fee may apply. Thank you. ...

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Sleep Test

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

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Don't Play Toothless!

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

Custom-Fit Sports Guard INCLUDED your with Exam and Cleaning. ...

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Gentle Freezing

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

We use the Wand system, a computer-assisted anesthesia system, to provide gentle and comfortable freezing. It is great for kids or anyone who has a fear of traditional metal-syringe needles. It is more comfortable than the syringe and helps reduce anxiety associated with syringes. © 2010, Milestone Scientific, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission. ...

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Fee Guide

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

First off, we would like to thank the Edmonton Journal for interviewing and mentioning Dr. Chersa in their article regarding the new Alberta Dental Fee Guide and his decision to implement it. Although dentists are not obligated to follow the guide, we’ve decided to in order to make our services more affordable for our patients. Many insurance companies are now basing plan coverage on fees and codes found within this guide. It was developed in 2017 by the Alberta Dental Association & C...

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Mission Statement

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

To work together as a team while providing affordable quality treatments for our patients in a fun environment. As part of our commitment to providing affordable dentistry, we decided to follow the Alberta Dental Fee Guide in addition to our direct billing services. ...

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Edmonton Journal Article

Thu, 29 Mar 2018

Special thanks to the Edmonton Journal for mentioning us in their recent article about the Alberta Dental Fee Guide. ...

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Invisalign

Thu, 24 Aug 2017

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Comfortable Dentistry

Thu, 24 Aug 2017

Feel free to watch TV with headphones in our dental chair. We will also be using low noise and vibration electric drills to make sure you are as comfortable as possible....

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