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Millidge Place Dental Clinic – Dr. Murray Holburn has been offering dedicated dental services to the residents of Saint John since 1977. Below are some of our blog articles which you can go through to learn about our dental treatments and the products we offer. For further details about our services or dental appointments, please call us.

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    29/04/2022
    Dental Implants vs. Dentures: What is the Right Choice For You?

    Are you looking for the best solution to replace missing teeth? 

    If you are missing teeth due to decay, injury, or other reasons, you have a few options to consider. Dental implants and dentures are both popular tooth replacement solutions, and each has its pros and cons.  

     

    If you consider one of these options, you should know some important things before making your final decision. 

    Keep on reading to learn more about the difference between dental implants vs dentures to help you make the right decision.

     

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    29/04/2022
    Dos And Don'ts of Teeth Whitening Procedure

    Seventy-five percent of Canadians make sure to visit a dental clinic at least once a year. While this is generally for routine dental cleanings, whiter teeth are often the desired result most people are hoping for at the end of an appointment.

     

    Unfortunately, a routine teeth cleaning isn't necessarily going to improve the whiteness of your teeth. That is where teeth whitening services come into play. Once you have had your teeth whitened, there are certain things you should and shouldn't do before and after the appointment.

    Keep on reading to learn some helpful tips about the teeth whitening procedure.

     

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  • man flossing teeth looking in the mirror
    17/12/2021
    Your Ultimate Guide to Maintaining Good Oral Hygiene

    Did you know that oral diseases affect approximately 3.5 billion people globally?

     

    Good oral hygiene does not have to be a time-consuming or stressful job. Irrespective of your present habits, there is almost certainly something small that you can start today to help your long-term oral health.

    Excellent dental hygiene is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. This article will assist you in ensuring that you are taking proper care of your teeth.

     

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  • female dentist with a patient
    04/11/2021
    Everything You Need To Know About the Root Canal Procedure

    A root canal is an essential procedure for maintaining the health of a tooth. This treatment is performed when the pulp in the center of the tooth becomes infected or inflamed due to decay, cracks, or trauma. Without a root canal, your tooth can become severely damaged and possibly unsalvageable.

    While a root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, there are many misconceptions attached to it.

     

    In this simple guide, you will learn all you need to know about having a  root canal procedure in Saint John. Read on to learn more!

     

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  • 15/08/2019
    The Importance Of Pediatric Dental Care

    As a new parent, you want to do everything you can to provide your baby with a happy and healthy future. One thing many parents of infants feel uncertain about is how to care for your child’s newly emerging teeth. Your baby’s oral health requires care and dedication, but that doesn’t mean it has to be difficult or tedious. Once you understand the basics, you can provide better care and catch developing issues quickly, making things better for you and your baby.

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  • 15/08/2019
    What Are The Benefits Of A Fluoride Treatment

    A noteworthy part of dental examination is the fluoride treatment, the dental examination is a deliberate procedure amid which your dentist will explore numerous features of your oral and systemic health to distinguish pathologies or concerns and build up a particularly modified treatment plan that is focused towards maximizing your oral health while living up to your objectives and desires. Significantly, fluoride treatment is the last treatment to be completed in the dental examination.

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  • 15/08/2019
    Prosthodontics: Implants, Crowns, Bridges, Veneers

    Prosthodontics is the branch of dentistry that design and implement artificial replacements for teeth and gums. These include fillings, dentures, veneers, crowns, bridges, and dental implants and any combination of treatments to restore lost or damaged teeth.

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  • 15/08/2019
    What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

    Your smile is one of the most important aspects of your appearance and having a perfect set of teeth can aid in boosting your confidence level. However, if your teeth are stained, crooked, or otherwise flawed, you can use cosmetic dentistry to help create your perfect smile.

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  • 15/08/2019
    What Is Jaw Reconstruction Surgery?

    Jaw reconstruction, otherwise known as orthognathic surgery, is a method to correct or adjustment to any form of jaw irregularities. Many times, problems with the bite or the alignment of the teeth can be corrected using jaw corrective methods of dental and orthodontic treatment. This is a specialized way to correct any defects of the jaw relating to the structure. There are several ways through which these defects can occur; automobile accidents being the most common. Jaw reconstruction is a process used to correct jaw problems such as: open bites, difficulty chewing, difficulty swallowing, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder pains, excessive wear of the teeth in the jaw, and receding chins. It can also be used to take care of severe orthodontic problems involving the relationship between the teeth and the jaws, including the correction of under-bites and congenital defects related to jaw development. It can also help alleviate sleep apnea, a potentially life-threatening condition.

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  • 15/08/2019
    What Are Sports Mouthguards?

    Sports guards, mouthguards, and mouth protectors are all devices made to protect your teeth. Sport mouthguards are worn over the teeth to shield them from hits to the face and head. Mouthguards are an essential piece of athletic gear for anybody taking an interest in a sport that includes intense physical contact. This includes football, basketball, baseball, soccer, hockey, skateboarding, acrobatic, mountain biking, or any action that may result in damage to the mouth.

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  • 15/08/2019
    Is Orthodontic Headgear Really Necessary?

    The vast majority of us all know what regular braces look like and many of us are also familiar with alignment trays like Invisalign. However, sometimes we may encounter a more unusual device that is more complicated. These devices are usually worn by children or early teens – younger orthodontic patients – and are composed of thick wires which extend outside of the mouth.

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  • 15/08/2019
    How to Help Children Who Are Afraid of the Dentist?

    Is your child afraid of dental visits? If we want our children to be healthy, keeping their teeth clean and cavity free is an important part of that. However, dental visits can be challenging if your child gets anxiety at the very mention of a dental appointment.

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  • 15/08/2019
    All About Braces

    If you’ve been thinking about getting braces, you may have some questions and concerns. Knowing what to expect can make the process less nerve-wracking and help you focus on the results – a perfect smile! Even though braces are most often associated with teenagers, there is no age limit for orthodontic treatment. Whether you are an adult or a teen, correcting misalignment can have a positive effect on your self-esteem, and improve your overall oral health. Straight teeth are easier to keep clean, and when you are happy with your smile, you are more motivated to keep it that way by brushing and flossing regularly and visiting your dentist. Of course, the best way to get personalized answers to your questions is to ask your orthodontist, but maybe you haven’t quite made it that far yet. Here are all the things that you wanted to know about braces before making that first appointment.

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  • 15/08/2019
    Dentures: Options, Costs, and Benefits

    Dentures are a type of removable prosthetic used to replace missing teeth. They are a good option for people who have lost a lot of teeth, and perhaps are unable to afford the high costs of dental implants or bridges.

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Millidge Place Dental Clinic - Dr. Murray Holburn

709 Millidge Ave

Saint John, NB 

E2K 2N7

Phone: 506-634-0221

Fax: 506-634-7213

Email: drmholburn@bellaliant.com

Hours

Mon - 7:45 am - 4:00 pm

Tues - 7:45 am - 4:00 pm

Weds - 7:45 am - 4:00 pm

Thurs - 7:45 am - 4:00 pm

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