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Cosmetic Botox — is it right for me?

Back in 1987, two Vancouver doctors made an accidental discovery that would revolutionize cosmetic surgery. Ophthalmologist Dr. Jean Carruthers frequently used a neurotoxin called botulinum toxin to treat muscle spasms in the eye. One day, a patient happened to mention that the injections made the wrinkles in her forehead disappear. Dr. Carruthers shared this discovery […]

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Crowns vs. Veneers — How to Choose the Right Option

Cosmetic dentistry has allowed individuals to wear a great smile with confidence and get rid of their dental imperfections. At Madden Dental, we understand how important it is for you to enhance the overall look of your smile and therefore offer two of the most effective options available — Crowns and Veneers. Many people, however, find it […]

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Types of Teeth Staining Whitening Processes

  A pearly white smile is something that many people desire because of how attractive it looks and how it can instantly improve a person’s appearance. As you grow older, your teeth are prone to staining, and it can occur much earlier if proper oral care is not taken. Teeth staining has many causes and […]

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All You Need to Know About Botox for Dentistry

When you hear the word Botox, you probably imagine an individual getting the procedure done with the intent of looking younger. Botox is not, however, restricted to cosmetic treatments. Today, more and more dentists are suggesting the use of Botox for their patients to help them get rid of various dental problems. If you haven’t […]

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5 Reasons Crown Lengthening Calls For The Royal Treatment

It’s so important you feel comfortable and confident in our care, so we love giving everyone the royal treatment — and we like to provide it for every procedure no matter how big or small. But what does receiving the royal treatment even mean? While every little girl desperately wants to grow up to become a princess, […]

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General Dentistry | Madden Dental

General Dentistry

General dentistry at Madden Dental encompasses a broad range of health, diseases and disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region. Everyone should see a general dentist for routine oral health examinations, twice-yearly cleanings, and treatment of routine oral health complications, such as minor tooth decay. Dr. Madden’s approach to general dentistry is as much about […]

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Anesthesia in Dentistry | Madden Dental

Anesthesia in Dentistry

Anesthesia is a means of pain and anxiety management used in a broad range of health procedures, including dentistry. Dental anesthesia encompasses a spectrum of treatments, each of which offers different benefits to the patient. There are several types of anesthesia, including: Local anesthetics – Small injections designed to numb the nerves in the gums […]

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Dental Cleaning & Consultation

Dental Cleaning & Consultation

Preventative care is a foundation of dentistry at Madden Dental. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist regularly – usually about twice yearly – for full cleanings, examinations, and consultations for potential treatment. Professional dental cleanings help remove built-up plaque that is not removable using conventional brushing and flossing. Dr. Madden is also capable […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are white coatings applied to the surfaces of a child’s molars to prevent the development of tooth decay. They work by preventing food and plaque from resting in the grooves and crevices of molars – an area especially susceptible to cavities. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, nearly 1 in 3 children […]

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Bite Guard

Bite Guards

A bite guard is a dental appliance custom-fit to a patient’s teeth. Bite guards serve varying purposes and are often recommended for use in patients of all ages. It is important that bite guards be professionally fit, rather than purchased over the counter, as this ensures maximum comfort and protection during wear. Professional dental guards […]

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