The Ladner Village Dental Blog

For tips, advice and important information from our Ladner dentists and team, be sure to visit our blog often!


When are dental crowns the best choice?

When are dental crowns the best choice?

At Ladner Village Dental, we sometimes use a crown to restore the appearance and functionality of a damaged tooth. That said, not all damaged teeth need a crown. Today, our Delta BC dentist offers insight on when a crown might be the best choice for you. 

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What is the difference between snoring and sleep apnea?

What is the difference between snoring and sleep apnea?

Snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea. However, not all snoring is an indication of sleep apnea and not all sleep apnea patients snore. Our Delta, BC dentists at Ladner Village Dental explain some differences between snoring and sleep apnea.

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How can I get teeth whitening done?

How can I get teeth whitening done?

With professional take-home teeth whitening, we can effectively help remove stains, boost your self-confidence and brighten your smile. Today, our Delta dentists explain how the professional teeth whitening process works at Ladner Village Dental.

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What is oral conscious sedation?

What is oral conscious sedation?

Visiting the dentist can be very stressful for some. Our Delta dentists understand this is because many experience dental anxiety or increased oral sensitivity. If this is true for you, oral conscious sedation may be able to help you relax during your appointment. 

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Caring for Our Teeth as We Age

Caring for Our Teeth as We Age

By the time most of us have passed age 65, about 75 percent of us will still have some of our natural teeth. Nonetheless, as we get older we’re more likely to experience oral health issues. Our Delta dentists explain how you can keep your teeth healthy as you age. 

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Is teeth whitening safe for children and teens?

Is teeth whitening safe for children and teens?

At Ladner Village Dental, our dentists understand that children and young teens - and their parents - wonder if teeth whitening may be an option for young people. However, our Delta dentists advise against teeth whitening for this age group.

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How to Prepare for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

How to Prepare for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

Dental sedation can help when you are undergoing treatment, but there are a few steps you'll need to take to prepare for your appointment. Our Delta BC dentists share their advice for patients on how to be well-prepared for their upcoming dental sedation appointment. 

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The History of Dentures & What They Are Made Of

The History of Dentures & What They Are Made Of

Are you considering getting dentures to replace your missing teeth? If so, you may be curious to know more about these natural looking tooth replacements. Today our Delta BC dentists share a little about the history of dentures, and what they are made of today.

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Store-Bought Whitening VS Teeth Whitening From Your Dentist

Store-Bought Whitening VS Teeth Whitening From Your Dentist

Teeth whitening can be a fast and effective way to brighten your smile, but it's important to note that not all teeth whitening treatments offer the same results. Today our Delta dentists share some of the differences between store-bought and professional teeth whitening systems.

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Tips to Help You Live Well with Sleep Apnea

Tips to Help You Live Well with Sleep Apnea

Our dentists at Ladner Village Dental in Delta understand how challenging day-to-day life can be for patients suffering from the negative effects of sleep apnea. In today's blog we share few tips to help you sleep better each night, and get the most out of each day, when dealing with sleep apnea.

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What can I eat now that I have new dentures?

What can I eat now that I have new dentures?

Posted in Dentures

Our Delta dentists at Ladner Village Dental understand that adjusting to eating while wearing your new dentures is going to take some time and practice. To help you get started, here are a few soft-food suggestions from our dentists.

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Will whitening toothpaste really make my teeth whiter?

Will whitening toothpaste really make my teeth whiter?

If you're unhappy with your smile, you may be considering trying a whitening toothpaste to brighten your teeth. But do whitening toothpastes actually work? Our Delta dentists share some effective ways to brighten your smile.

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Is there a way to treat sleep apnea besides CPAP?

Is there a way to treat sleep apnea besides CPAP?

For many people C.P.A.P. is the best way to treat moderate to severe sleep apnea. That said, if you have been diagnosed with mild obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), there may be other ways to reduce your sleep apnea symptoms effectively besides CPAP.

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How to Keep Your Dentures Looking Great

How to Keep Your Dentures Looking Great

We know that it's bound to take a little time to get used to caring for your new dentures, so here are a few tips from our Delta dentists on how to keep your new teeth in tip-top condition.

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What are the benefits of a dental bridge?

What are the benefits of a dental bridge?

Dental implants and dental bridges are excellent ways to replace a number of missing teeth. That said, both of these tooth replacement options have their pros and cons. Below, our Delta dentists explain more about dental implants vs dental bridges.

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Dental Appliances to Help Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Dental Appliances to Help Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms

If you have mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) a dental appliance may help you to reduce your symptoms and get a good night's rest.

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Why bother flossing? I brush thoroughly twice a day.

Why bother flossing? I brush thoroughly twice a day.

Our Delta dentists are often asked about the importance of flossing. Patients wonder why they should bother to floss if they brush thoroughly twice a day? Today our dentists explain why flossing should be an important part of your oral hygiene routine.

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Bone Grafting & Dental Implants

Bone Grafting & Dental Implants

Our Delta area dentists often restore the appearance and function of patient's smiles with dental implants. That said, if you'd like to replace your missing teeth with dental implants, but lack healthy bone to support the implants, you will require a bone graft. 

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What is the difference between snoring and having sleep apnea?

What is the difference between snoring and having sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea and snoring have similar symptoms, but they are very different issues. Our Delta dentist explains what sleep apnea is and shares some of the differences between snoring and sleep apnea.

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Common Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

Common Brushing Mistakes to Avoid

Are you ready to take your oral health to the next level? Our Delta dentist shares three common brushing mistakes to avoid when cleaning your teeth. 

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Who can get dental implants?

Who can get dental implants?

While dental implants are a natural looking way to replace missing teeth, they may not be the best tooth replacement option for everyone. Our Delta dentist explains who makes a good candidate for dental implants.

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What are the signs and symptoms of dental cavities?

What are the signs and symptoms of dental cavities?

A strong oral hygiene routine helps to keep your teeth healthy and free from cavities. That said, no one is perfect, so here are a few ways to know if you might have a cavity. 

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What are the parts of a dental implant?

What are the parts of a dental implant?

Posted in Dentures

If you're considering dental implants you may be wondering exactly what dental implants consist of? Here, our Delta dentist explains what the parts of a dental implant are. 

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How to Retain Optimal Oral Health as We Age

How to Retain Optimal Oral Health as We Age

Whatever your age, a strong oral hygiene routine is vital to keeping teeth strong and smiles bright. That said, there are a number of oral health conditions that people should be aware of as they age.

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When is it appropriate to request dental sedation?

When is it appropriate to request dental sedation?

For most of our patients, local anesthetic is sufficient to prevent pain during many dental treatments. That said, for some patients sedation may also be appropriate to ensure the safe, efficient delivery of dental procedures. Here, our Delta dentist explains more.

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What causes sleep apnea?

What causes sleep apnea?

Those who suffer from sleep apnea experience frequent breathing pauses during sleep. Here, our Delta dentist explains the causes of sleep apnea.

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Which type of electric toothbrush should I get?

Which type of electric toothbrush should I get?

When it comes to choosing a model of electric toothbrush, the final decision is largely down to personal preference. That said, here are a few features our Delta dentist suggests you look for while shopping for the perfect electric toothbrush for your smile. 

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How do dental implants feel?

How do dental implants feel?

During consultations our patients ask if dental implants will feel like their natural teeth do. Implants are a popular replacement for missing teeth because they give wearers a very natural look and feel. So, how natural do they really feel?

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Is mouthwash an important part of a good oral hygiene routine?

Is mouthwash an important part of a good oral hygiene routine?

In spite of what some headline grabbing studies seem to indicate, mouthwash may be a safe way to rinse away food debris and bacteria after brushing and flossing. That said, it's important to remember that mouthwash is not and essential part of a good oral hygiene routine.  

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How long do dental implants last?

How long do dental implants last?

If you're looking to replace missing teeth, dental implants are dental restorations that look, feel and act almost exactly like natural teeth do. With proper care dental implants can last for decades or even a lifetime.

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Get on the path to a brighter, healthier smile. Contact Ladner Village Dental today!