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Celebrate Oral Health Month with a FREE Oral Cancer Screening

April
 is 
Oral 
Health
 Month
 and
 to 
celebrate
 – and
 encourage
– great
 oral 
health 
care,
 members 
of 
the
 123Dentist.com Community 
Dentist
 Network across 
the 
Lower
 Mainland
 are 
offering
 a 
FREE
 VELscope
 Oral 
Cancer 
Screening 
on 
April 
26, 
2012. The
 VELscope
 system
 is 
a 
laser
 device
 that 
was
 invented
 by
 the 
BC 
Cancer
 Agency
 as 
a …

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Gum Disease: You Can Prevent It! [VIDEO]

Many dental patients in Maple Ridge believe they have perfect oral health. However, at ValleyFair Dental, we see many patients who are suffering from gingivitis and gum disease without even realizing it. Puffy, red gums that bleed could mean you have gingivitis. If you ignore these symptoms — and many …

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Have a Sweet Easter from ValleyFair Dental!

Did you know the first edible Easter bunnies were made in Germany in the early 1800s out of pastry and sugar? Nowadays, Easter treats can include Peeps, Cadbury eggs, donuts, marshmallows, Mars bars, cake, ice cream – all things that might cause cavities and tooth decay. If you’re worried that your …

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Teeth Protection: Why Fluoride Is Your Friend

You know that brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing regularly will help protect your mouth from being damaged, but there is one often neglected treatment that will really give your teeth that clean and healthy feeling. This treatment is Fluoride – a substance that works to prevent cavities and …

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How To Prevent Gum Disease In Your Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and wondering what effect your oral health might have on your unborn baby, the dental health experts at our dental practice want patients to know the facts about how oral health can impact pregnancy. There has been evidence that shows a correlation between gum disease and premature …

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