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Dr. Ian Boyd
#101 – 9840 Fifth St
Sidney, BC   V8L 2X3
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“If you want to be successful in a particular field of endeavour, I think perseverance is one of the key qualities. It’s very important that you find something that you care about, that you have a deep passion for, because you’re going to have to devote a lot of your life to it.”
- George Lucas

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit."
- Aristotle

"Fine Dentistry is a work of love. We didn’t launch into this project just with the idea of making money."
- Dr. Ian Boyd

"Your mouth is the ultimate accessory."
- Dr. Ian Boyd

"Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, and skillful execution. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives."
- William A. Foster

"You will never go wrong when you select quality."
- Dr. Ian Boyd

If you think you can or cannot . . .you are probably right.

“We have the ability to change people’s lives. Their eyes and smiles are two of the most important aspects of their appearance.”
- Anonymous

Through years of helping people improve their smiles, Dr. Boyd has developed a good understanding of the importance of a great smile and how people feel when the smile is less than ideal.

Precision care and attention to detail take time."

“These days, most dentist’s chairs go up and down, don’t they? The one I was in went back and forwards. I thought, “This is unusual”. And then the dentist said to me “OK Mr. Vine – time to get out of the filing cabinet”.
- Tim Vine

“Be true to your teeth and they won’t be false to you.”
- Soupy Sales

"I am as old as my tongue and a little older than my teeth."
- Anonymous

 

 

 

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Toothpaste
... Toothpastes for sensitive teeth often include ingredients like potassium nitrate or strontium chloride, which can block sensations of pain...

Ultrasonic Cleanings
... If you have very sensitive teeth, it may be possible to alleviate some discomfort by using slimmer tips on the scaler...

Tooth Pain
...To alleviate the symptoms, you can try using a soft brush and toothpaste formulated for sensitive teeth, for a couple of weeks...

Tooth Sensitivity
...While the difference between sensitivity and pain may be somewhat blurry, we can say that sensitive teeth usually produce discomfort in response to a stimulus like temperature, pressure, or even the sweetness of particular foods...

Gum and Bone
...They include: Bad breath that won't go away Red or swollen gums Tender or bleeding gums Painful chewing Loose teeth Sensitive teeth Any of these symptoms may signal a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist...

Sedation Dentistry
... Do you have sensitive teeth and gums...

Bruxism Tooth Grinding
... This condition has no specific cause, but is believed to be a combination of many factors, such as: Emotional stress - personalities characterized as aggressive, controlling, precise, or who have time urgency and achievement compulsion tend to develop bruxism malocclusion (teeth that are not aligned properly) children whose parents brux are more likely to develop this habit than children whose parents do not brux Signs of bruxism: tooth wear fractures of the teeth and fillings grinding noise noticed by a sleeping partner facial muscle pain and fatigue locking, cracking, and clicking of the jaws headaches tooth mobility sensitive teeth Treatment of bruxism: We can make you aware of the habit and suggest behavioral therapies to stop the bruxism...

Tooth Sensitivity
Tooth Sensitivity Do you have or do you know someone who has sensitive teeth...

Toothpaste Ingredients
... Desensitizing ingredients These are used in toothpastes specially formulated for sensitive teeth...

NTI System
...Sore, sensitive teeth...

Bruxism and Mouthguards
... Signs of bruxism: tooth wear fractures of the teeth and fillings grinding noise noticed by a sleeping partner facial muscle pain and fatigue locking, cracking, and clicking of the jaws headaches tooth mobility sensitive teeth Treatment of bruxism: We can make you aware of the habit and suggest behavioral therapies to stop the bruxism...

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(250) 656-7553