We like to have a thorough understanding of your oral and medical health history. We believe your oral and overall health can be directly connected, so it is important we have an understanding of both before we recommend a treatment plan for you.
Why would your dentist be looking at your posture? Believe it or not, your posture and airway have the potential to reveal issues related to your jaw and neck muscles and possibly explain the cause of oral health concerns.
Dr. Blunston will perform a thorough examination of your teeth and gums so we can get a better picture of your oral health.
You will have the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Blunston and discuss any of your concerns or desires for your oral health and smile. We will visually show you your current oral condition.
**Please note exams can vary from patient to patient. This is an example of a typical new patient exam.
Schedule an exam to find out if your symptoms are related to TMD.
We want to help you obtain your best oral health. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, schedule your exam with Dr. Blunston so we can get to the root of your concerns.
Lack of sleep can negatively affect your quality of life. Could you have sleep apnea?
Did you know your dentist can offer treatments for diagnosed sleep apnea? Schedule your consultation for sleep disordered breathing (snoring, airway resistance, apnea) so you can be evaluated and determine a course of action.
‘‘Our goal is to provide an invaluable health service, so your family can grow together in the healthiest way possible. We care about how healthy your smile is and how the overall health of your smile and jaw directly relates to your well being.
Dr. Thayne Blunston, Airdrie dentist
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Contact our office today to schedule a consult to help determine if you may have a sleep breathing disorder.
NuCalm is a safe system that relaxes you without the use of drugs. It brings your body to the first stage of sleep, allowing you to feel a deep sense of calm. NuCalm uses four steps to help you reach your most relaxed state, including a natural dietary supplement, microcurrent stimulation patches, noise canceling headphones, and light-blocking eye masks.
Before we perform the numbing injection, we use a topical numbing gel to minimize the feeling in your gums. With this approach, many patients do not feel the injection at all. For those with a fear of needles, we use a tool for the injection that looks more like a wand than a needle. Our goal is to keep you as comfortable and at-ease as possible.