To our valued patients, family, and friends, With British Columbians achieving nearly 80% adult Dose 1 vaccine coverage, the Province is moving to Step 3 of its four-step restart plan on July 1, 2021. Fraser Dental Group has updated its protocols below: We still require masks at the office and hand sanitize upon entry. If patients are showing any of Read More
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To our valued patients, family, and friends, You may have heard recently that British Columbia will be entering Phase 2 of our Restart Plan. To keep you informed, we, at Fraser Dental Group, wanted to let you know what this means for you and your dental visit. Listed below are just a few of the safety protocols we have implemented Read More
At Fraser Dental, we use the best autoclave device on the market for steam sterilization. We are proud to use the Midmark M11 UltraClave to ensure that all of our instruments are clean and rid of any infectious organisms. This device uses a steam-flush pressure pulse air removal system to give our instruments a deep, proper clean and get rid Read More
This is our NEW HYDRIM Instrument washer! It offers a better, safer, and more thorough way for our staff to wash and disinfect instruments. This HYDRIM machine ensures that the instruments we use are extra clean so that we can serve you better!
During your routine professional cleaning, your dental hygienist will perform scaling and root planning. If plaque is missed by the toothbrush and floss it can become hardened over time. This is called dental calculus. Scaling is the removal of this hardened plaque (calculus) on our teeth. Root planning is the removal of calculus that has embedded on the tooth root surface Read More
Periodontal disease and dental decay often start in between your teeth where the toothbrush cannot reach. Flossing is the best way to remove plaque from those surfaces. It is important to floss with the correct technique. Start with a piece of floss (waxed is easier) about 30 cm long. Lightly wrap most of the floss around the middle finger of Read More
Good oral hygiene helps prevent tooth loss due to gum disease (periodontal disease) and cavities. Periodontal disease and tooth decay are due in part to bacterial plaque (biofilm). Biofilm sticks to the teeth along the gumline and constantly grows larger and thicker. By daily brushing and flossing, we are able to remove those bacteria and help stop and prevent periodontal Read More