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  • Jun 03, 2021
  • Dr. Michael Popp

5 Reasons To Book Your Children’s Next Dental Exams and Cleanings

Most parents dread having to bring their kids to the dentist.   However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t schedule regular appointments for dental checkups. Making sure your children visit the dentist’s office periodically is key for. . .

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  • May 25, 2021
  • Dr. Michael Popp

The Importance Of Fluoride For Children’s Oral Health

Maintaining proper oral health and hygiene is an important practice to instill in your child at a young age. Children’s oral health has a significant impact on their development as it contributes to their speech progression, chewing abilities, and. . .

Marlborough Dental - Children first dental appointment
  • May 18, 2021
  • Dr. Michael Popp

What To Expect For Your Child’s First Dental Visit

Your child’s oral health is very important, even during infancy. Either within six months of your child’s first tooth coming in or after they are 12 months old, your child should have their first dental appointment. Your child’s first dental. . .

Marlborough Dental Centre | Calgary Dentist
  • Feb 21, 2021
  • Dr. Michael Popp

10 Common Reasons Why Your Tooth is Hurting

Are you suffering from a toothache? Trying to decide if you need to visit your dentist or if you can tough it out at home? Here are some of the most common causes of a toothache so you can make an informed decision. Teeth are some of the most. . .

Managing Dental Anxiety | Pediatric Dentist Calgary
  • Feb 14, 2021
  • Dr. Michael Popp

How Can I Help My Child Manage Their Dental Anxiety?

Dental anxiety is quite a common condition. If you believe your child is suffering from a fear of the dentist, here are some tips you can use to help them cope and make your next visit to the dentist easy. One of the most underappreciated. . .

How to Prepare You and Your Child for Dental Sedation - NE Calgary Sedation Dentistry
  • Jan 24, 2021
  • Dr. Michael Popp

5 Tips to Prepare You and Your Child For Sedation Dentistry

Does your child need to undergo an extensive dental treatment? Are you worried about how sedation dentistry will impact your child? Here are five tips to prepare you and your child for their upcoming sedation dentistry appointment. No matter. . .

Child's Dental Hygiene Advice for Parents - Marlborough Dental Centre NE Calgary
  • Jan 10, 2021
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Oral Health Tips for Your Child Regardless of Their Age

Letting your child to take care of their teeth, mouth, and gums can seem like a daunting task! By using the tips in this article, it doesn’t necessarily need to be. Here are some tips on how to promote the dental health of your child, no matter. . .

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  • Sep 08, 2020
  • Dr. Michael Popp

5 Factors That Could Affect the Cost of Your Dental Implant Treatment

Whether you have lost one tooth or several, a dental implant is an excellent tooth replacement solution that will help restore your oral health and the aesthetics to your smile. Here are some of the factors that could affect the cost of your dental. . .

  • Apr 25, 2019
  • Dr. Michael Popp

How to Prepare Your Child For Sedation Dentistry

Does your child suffer from extreme fear of the dentist? Do they have to undergo an extensive dental treatment? Here’s everything you need to know about sedation dentistry for children & how it can keep your little one comfortable and calm during. . .

  • Apr 30, 2018
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Top 4 Oral Health Care Tips For Mothers-To-Be

Dental care is important for every individual, particularly so for women who are expecting. Here are the top oral health care tips for moms-to-be from our Calgary dentist. Looking after your teeth and gums is crucial to ensure that your mouth. . .

  • Apr 24, 2018
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Make Flossing More Fun For Your Child With These 4 Tips

Flossing is a very important part of dental health. Here are some simple and easy tips from our Calgary family dentist on how to teach your child to floss, struggle-free.   Teaching your children to look after their teeth is very important,. . .

  • Apr 17, 2018
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Top Benefits of Dental Sealants For Your Child

Your child’s dental health is crucial to their, happiness, and quality of life. Talk to your family dentist about how dental sealants can protect your child’s teeth.   Oral hygiene, especially in children, is about a lot more than just. . .

  • Jan 30, 2018
  • Dr. Michael Popp

4 Reasons Why A Child May Need A Tooth Extraction

Visiting a dentist for a tooth extraction can be scary for children because they don’t know what to expect. Use this helpful guide from our Calgary dentist for children. Our overview of what to expect and post-treatment care will put both you and. . .

  • Oct 09, 2016
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Children's Dental Care

When it comes to children's dental care, fluoride treatments are an essential part of maintaining strong and healthy teeth. Here are a few frequently asked questions regarding dental care for children and the benefits, costs and administration. . .

  • Sep 27, 2016
  • Dr. Michael Popp

4 Professional Dental Hygiene Tips For Your Child

When it comes to the health of your child’s mouth and gums, there is no better time than now to start practicing excellent dental hygiene. Good oral care will ensure your child’s teeth will stay healthy and free of decay.   At Marlborough. . .

  • Jul 31, 2016
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Is your child afraid of trips to the dentist?

At Marlborough Dental Center, we offer services and treatment for the whole family, including pediatric dentistry (dentistry for kids). The dentists and dental hygienists at our Calgary office are committed to providing the best dental services. . .

  • Jul 24, 2016
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Making Dental Care a Regular Habit for Kids

What should you do if your kid hates going to the dentist? As a parent, you want the best for your child but you may not be on the same page when it comes to going for a dental exam. At Marlborough Dental Centre, we’ve perfected how to make. . .

  • Jul 17, 2016
  • Dr. Michael Popp

How to Optimize Your Dental Insurance Plan

In our previous article, we explored ways that you can access affordable dental care when you don’t have dental insurance. However, if you have dental insurance you should not just be aware of how to minimize dental costs but also be aware of. . .

  • Jun 19, 2016
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Why Are Teeth Cleanings So Important?

Did you know that approximately 70% of Canadians will develop gum disease at some point in their lives? Gum disease develops when a sticky residue called plaque hardens into tartar and builds up around your teeth, triggering a bacterial. . .

  • Dec 11, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Is My Mouth Healthy? 6 Signs You Might Be In Trouble

We all tend to think our mouths are pretty healthy, but gum disease and other problems can progress without us noticing. If tooth decay and gum disease get out of control you may end up needing to have your teeth extracted and replaced with dentures. . .

  • Nov 27, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

5 Dental Care Myths That Might be Damaging Your Teeth

There are several dental myths that continue to persist, despite the fact that they are actually causing more harm than good. Here are 5 common dental myths debunked. White teeth are always healthy teeth Just because your teeth are pearly. . .

  • Nov 20, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Bad Breath: Causes and Cures

Bad breath, also called halitosis or malodor will affect everyone at one point or another during their lives. 80% of bad breath comes from an oral source, with only 20% arising from other medical conditions such as acid reflux, diabetes, chronic. . .

  • Nov 06, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Gingivitis and Periodontitis: Treating and Reversing Gum Disease

7 out of 10 Canadians will develop gum disease at some point in their lives. This can range from mild forms of gingivitis to more severe diseases like periodontitis. Severe forms of gum disease can lead to tooth loss, as well as painful, swollen and. . .

  • Oct 08, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Cavities are Scary: Keeping Your Childs Teeth Healthy This Halloween

Halloween is nearly here and soon children across Canada will don their costumes and go out in search of candy. To help your children keep their teeth healthy here are some dentist approved Halloween tips. Avoid Sticky Candy Sticky candies. . .

  • Sep 10, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Can Root Canals Cause Brain Cancer?

Many times patients searching the internet for factual information on root canals stumble across sites and articles claiming that root canals cause cancer, sometimes quoting the horrifying statistic that 97% of all brain cancer patients had. . .

  • Aug 27, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

A Parents Guide to Pediatric Dentistry

A visit to the Dentist can be a daunting experience for a child and their parents. However, important oral hygiene is important at any age, especially during a child’s transition from baby teeth to adult teeth. Here at Marlborough Dental we are. . .

  • Aug 20, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

The Importance of Your 6 Month Checkup

It is very important that you visit your dentist every 6 months for a checkup and general cleaning. This helps to ensure that your teeth stay healthy and strong, and will help your dentist assess any future problems as soon as possible. Here are 5. . .

  • Aug 06, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

7 Signs Your Child Needs Braces

Obviously you can look at your child’s teeth and likely determine whether or not their smile is going to need to help, but often times children with seemingly straight teeth require the most dental work because their issues are hidden. Other. . .

  • Jun 11, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

To Chew or Not to Chew, That is the Question

I think we’ve all wondered about the potential risks of chewing gum; are we basically chewing on candy the entire time or is gum actually a more functional snack?   We typically use gum to freshen our breath, to satisfy a sweet tooth or even to. . .

  • Apr 30, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

The Root Canal

The original is always better! For example, the original Star Wars trilogy trumps the prequels, and the same concept can be applied to your teeth. You need to hold onto your original teeth! If the nerve of your tooth becomes infected and goes. . .

  • Mar 26, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Softer is Better: The Dangers of Brushing Too Hard

When it comes to washing the dishes, scrubbing harder is always better to get food particles off of the plates and pots. And although we sometimes compare brushing our teeth to washing the dishes, there’s a few key differences – and one is that. . .

  • Mar 19, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Best Dentist in Calgary: Marlborough Dental Centre Wins Consumer Choice Award

The best patients make for the best dentists! And the Consumer Choice Award has given the award for the Best Dentists in Calgary to Marlborough Dental Centre. The highly trained and experienced dentists at Marlborough Dental Centre perform various. . .

  • Mar 12, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Calgary Dentist Tips: The Right Way to Floss

Who absolutely loves flossing their teeth? Chances are, you didn’t raise your hand. We’re all told from the time we’re little kids that flossing is key to having a healthy mouth with fresh breath, and nothing could be more true. That’s. . .

  • Feb 27, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Dental Health and Pregnancy: How To Stay Healthy During Pregnancy

Overview: Taking care of your teeth and dental health is always important, but it's even more crucial during pregnancy. In this blog we'll give you a few tips on how to stay healthy when pregnant. Pregnancy is an important time to take. . .

  • Feb 20, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

The Real Deal on Dental Visits: 1? 2? Or 4? When To See Your Calgary Dentist

Overview: Eating carrots will make your eyes stronger and visiting the dentist once a year will keep your teeth healthy… are you sure about that? Myths can be like the Big Bang, they come out of nowhere. The carrot myth was created in World War. . .

  • Feb 06, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Family Dental Care in the New Year

Overview: The holidays are over! Throw out the old toothbrushes because it’s time to reload and recharge your oral health for 2015! Continued success in the New Year begins and ends with your smile. Read the blog below for tips on maintaining. . .

  • Jan 16, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

NE Calgary Dentist, Dr. Popp, is Now Offering Invisalign

Calgary, December 2014 - Dr. Michael Popp now offering Invisalign at his Dental Practice in Calgary, Alberta. The future of dental braces is here, and it’s invisible. A crooked or misaligned smile can have a negative affect on a person’s. . .

  • Jan 02, 2015
  • Dr. Michael Popp

5 Reasons To Avoid Over-Brushing

Overview: Over-brushing is a common bad brushing technique that can be more harmful than you may realize. How do you brush? Do you think you may be over-brushing? To find out why you have to be so careful, read the blog below.     A. . .

  • Dec 26, 2014
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Why You Should Get An Electric Toothbrush Today!

Overview: Why kind of toothbrush do you have? A soft bristles? Hard bristles? The right answer is electric! The amazing benefits of using an electric toothbrush have really come to light over the past couple of years and if you're not using one,. . .

  • Dec 19, 2014
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Daily Oral Hygiene: How To Look After Your Teeth

Overview: It's always good to maintain healthy oral hygiene habits in between your dental visits, but keeping track of what to do can be hard! Check out the blog below and see how many of these daily oral hygiene practices you. . .

  • Dec 12, 2014
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Researchers Warn Again of the Dangers of High-Acidity Drinks

Overview: A new study on the dental effects of acidic drinks once again reinforces the dangers that these drinks pose, especially to young children. The study highlights the importance of good dental care early on in life and urges parents to avoid. . .

  • Nov 28, 2014
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Clean Your Brush Before You Brush!

Overview: If you're one of the many people who wash your toothbrush before you use it, you can rest assured you're doing the right thing. Want to know why washing your brush is so important? Read the blog below to find out more. When. . .

  • Nov 14, 2014
  • Dr. Michael Popp

How To Save Knocked Out Teeth

Millions of teeth are knocked out every year and no matter how careful you are it’s always good to know what to do. By taking the right action when disaster strikes you can give your tooth the best change of being successfully replanted. Acting. . .

  • Nov 07, 2014
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Teaching Kids about Oral Health

Helping kids understand the importance of oral hygiene at an early age is an investment in their long-term overall health. A good place to start is setting the right example; take good care of your own teeth and be enthusiastic about your own oral. . .

  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Dr. Michael Popp

Have a Dentist Appointment? Bring the Kids! A Closer Look at Pediatric Dentistry

Overview: While children have a taste for candy that is insatiable, their thoughts on brushing their teeth before bed (and after waking up for that matter) are pretty liberal. Add in occasionally eating dirt and landing on their faces, and their. . .

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