2408 Rabbit Hill Rd NW, Edmonton, AB T6R 3B5
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General and Family Care

Some of the most effective dental care involves the kind that can help prevent problems from occurring, or stop a small concern now from turning into a big one later. Home of Smiles Dental Clinic offers a comprehensive range of general, family, and preventive dental care solutions to help you maintain the health of your teeth and gums and keep you smiling with confidence for years to come.

Check-Ups and Cleanings

Good oral hygiene by the patient that’s continued by regular dental visits can effectively promote and maintain your oral health. Routine dental cleanings are an important part of maintaining good oral health. When paired with regular brushing and flossing, professional cleanings can help prevent plaque buildup, tooth decay, and other dental issues. We recommend that patients schedule a dental cleaning appointment every six months to ensure the teeth and gums are in good condition.

How long has it been since your last dental checkup? If it has been longer than six months, contact us today to schedule your next appointment. We look forward to seeing you!

Oral Cancer Screening

When oral cancer is diagnosed in its earliest stages, treatment is generally very effective. Studies report that the survival rate for oral cancer is 80-90% if it’s detected early. Any noticeable abnormalities in the tongue, gums, mouth or surrounding area should be evaluated by a health professional as quickly as possible.

Unlike many other cancer screening procedures, dental examinations are not invasive and are essential for the diagnosis and treatment of the problem.

What are the common symptoms of oral cancer?

Red or white patches inside your mouth

Red patches on the floor of the mouth, the front and sides of the tongue, white or pink patches that fail to heal and slow healing sores that bleed easily can indicate pathologic (cancerous) changes.

Leukoplakia

Leukoplakia is a hardened white or gray, slightly raised lesion that can appear anywhere inside the mouth. Leukoplakia can be cancerous or may become cancerous if treatment is not sought.

A lump, spot or roughened/crusted area that may or may not be painful

Soreness, lumps or the general thickening of tissue anywhere in the throat or mouth can signal pathological problems.

Other symptoms include:


Tenderness or mouth pain


Changes in your bite or the way your teeth fit together


Pain or difficulty when chewing, swallowing or moving your tongue or jaw


Changes in your speech such as hoarseness


Altered taste


Loose teeth and/or sore gums


Swollen glands

Feel free to contact us should you have any questions or want to come in for an examination.

Night Guards / Sports Guards

Sporting accidents are one of the most common causes of dental injury. Protecting your teeth when playing contact sports is essential, and a mouth guard professionally moulded to your mouth shape can be your best protection. We offer custom-made mouthguards to be worn during these events to help protect the teeth from trauma.

Meanwhile, Over 30% of the population damage their teeth at night from grinding. Night-guards will prevent further damage to teeth and help to restore your bite. These small comfortable appliances are worn in the mouth similar to an orthodontic retainer or a sports mouthguard.

Why should I get a custom-fitted mouthguard?

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Increased Comfort

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Better Protection

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Works Well with Braces

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Tight-fitting

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Allows you to speak clearly

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Provides maximum resistance against being dislodged

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Won’t restrict breathing

How long should my mouthguard last?

Over time, mouth guards tend to wear. Athletes generally get a new mouthguard at the start of each season.

Know more about your mouthguard options. Call our office today.

Periodontal Care

The condition of your mouth is linked with the health of your whole body, and an oral concern can have far-reaching effects. Therefore, we will help you maintain healthy gums as an essential part of our dental care philosophy.

We offer solutions designed to restore the health of your teeth and gums as quickly, comfortably, and safely as possible. These treatments are routinely performed under local anesthetic or mild sedation.

Our goal is to prevent problems from developing and correct issues that have already developed while limiting further damage, helping patients keep their teeth for many years.

What is Periodontal (Gum) Disease?

Periodontal disease, also known as periodontitis and gum disease, is caused when bacteria grow and spread beneath the gums. It happens when plaque and tartar develop near the gumline. These hard substances make it difficult to clean your teeth and eliminate bacteria.

Over time, these bacteria can cause severe infections in the gum tissue and teeth. Without treatment, there is a high chance of tissue damage, gum recession, and tooth loss. There are two stages of gum disease – gingivitis and periodontitis.

Preventing gum disease with regular brushing and flossing is the best approach. Once an infection occurs, it’s essential to receive treatment from a qualified periodontist to protect your health and smile.

What Are the Symptoms?

Although gum disease symptoms are different for everyone, there are several common ones to be mindful of. These include:

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Loose teeth

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Tooth loss

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Tender, swollen gums

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Receding gum line

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Bleeding gums

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Chronic bad breath

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A change in bite

For your periodontal questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Contact Us

Home of Smiles Dental Clinic


2408 Rabbit Hill Rd NW,
Edmonton, AB T6R 3B5

780-430-1336

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Same Day Appointments Available

Open 7 Days a Week

Mon: 9am - 7pm
Tue: 9am - 7pm
Wed: 9am - 7pm
Thu: 9am - 5pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 4pm
Sun: 9am - 4pm