Ariana Grande Following Dental Procedures Breaks Free – of Her Wisdom Teeth

Via a recent Instagram post, pop diva Ariana Grande became the latest young celebrity to publicly acknowledge a dental milestone: having her wisdom teeth removed. The singer of hits such as “Break Free” and “Problem” posted an after-surgery picture of herself (wearing her signature cat-eye eyeliner), with a caption addressed to her teeth: “Peace out,…

America’s (Dentists) Got Talent – for Fixing Damaged or Missing Teeth!

A recent episode of “America’s Got Talent” featured an engaging 93-year-old strongman called The Mighty Atom Jr. The mature muscleman’s stunt: moving a full-sized car (laden with his octogenarian “kid brother,” his brother’s wife, plus Atom’s “lady friend”) using just his teeth. Grinning for host Howie Mandel, Atom proudly told the TV audience that his…

Why a dental implant is a long term tooth replacement option

Not so long ago, the only tooth replacement options were bridges or dentures. Today, dental implants offer a long-term, natural-looking alternative. Geraldine Ty, DDS, and Shahram Kamaei, D.D.S, implant dentists, explain how dental implants can help Burnaby residents keep smiling. Implants are permanent Your dental implant becomes a permanent part of your mouth. During the…

Eden Sher and the Lost Retainer

Fans of the primetime TV show The Middle were delighted to see that high school senior Sue, played by Eden Sher, finally got her braces off at the start of Season 6. But since this popular sitcom wouldn’t be complete without some slapstick comedy, this happy event is not without its trials and tribulations: The…

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Survey Says: They’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Which would you rather have — the flu or a root canal procedure? Nearly 80 percent of people recently surveyed by the American Association of Endodontists wisely chose the root canal. If this takes you by surprise, then let us bring you up to date on root canal treatment today. It’s nothing like the experience…

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles With Cosmetic Dentistry

Magician Michel Grandinetti can levitate a 500-pound motorcycle, melt into a 7-foot-tall wall of solid steel, and make borrowed rings vanish and reappear baked in bread. Yet the master illusionist admits to being in awe of the magic that dentists perform when it comes to transforming smiles. In fact, he told an interviewer that it’s…

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Options If You Have Missing Teeth

If you knew how many Burnaby residents had one or more missing teeth, you might be surprised. The condition is more common than you might realize, and many of those with missing teeth visit Shahram Kamaei, D.D.S or Geraldine Ty, DDS at Burnaby Square Dental for treatment. Are you one of the many Burnaby residents…

Spice Up Your Teeth

As a member of the best-selling pop group Spice Girls, Mel C (AKA Sporty Spice) enjoyed her share of musical super-stardom. At the band’s peak in the Nineties, the young singer’s signature look featured baggy sweatpants, an assortment of tattoos, a nose stud and a gold-capped incisor, front and centre in her mouth. Today, Melanie…

Customized Temporary Crowns Help Ensure a Satisfying Permanent Smile

Restoring missing or unattractive teeth can often be a lengthy process. Months may elapse between initial tooth preparation and final placement to allow time for tissue healing and permanent crown manufacturing. During that period you will likely wear temporary (provisional) crowns to protect the teeth while improving functionality and appearance. In the past, provisional crowns…