|May 2013: Tips, eNews and More!
Warmer Days are Here!
By now you've undoubtedly completed your spring cleaning and finalized plans to take advantage of the season
(don't worry, neither have we).
May 5-11 is Emergency Preparedness Week As you begin to plan for upcoming events, we would like to
remind you that being prepared for the unexpected (a
snow storm in late April for example) can help make the unplanned more manageable. It is suggested that you have
enough supplies to support your family's needs for at least 72 hours in the case of an emergency. Are you
prepared? Click here to learn
Are you planning on playing a contact sport this season?
Talk to us about a custom fitted mouthguard. We may not be able to improve your game, but we can help
your winning smile!
May 31 is World No-Tobacco Day If you are planning on quitting smoking, we may be able to help. Speak
to us during your next visit. Once you've
kicked the habit, we can whiten any stains and start to repair the damage caused by the tobacco and smoke.
We hope all of the moms out there have a great Mother's Day (May 12) and that everyone takes full
the Victoria Day Long Weekend (May 20).
Wishing you countless reasons to smile,
The Team at Haas Dental Centre
|Dentistry for Moms-To-Be!
Pregnancy is filled with exciting changes to your body, and your mouth is no exception. Changes in hormone levels during
pregnancy increase the potential for dental problems, emphasizing the importance of proper and sometimes extra-ordinary oral
Pregnancy Gingivitis is the most common of the dental concerns during a pregnancy. This form of Gingivitis is most prevalent
between the second and eighth month of pregnancy. The symptoms associated with Pregnancy Gingivitis include: gums that are
red, swollen, tender, or bleeding during brushing and flossing.
What can you do to decrease your risk?
We recommend more frequent visits to our office for cleanings and examinations during your pregnancy. You should also...
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|Black Bean Salad with Fresh Mint
Legumes are plant-based foods that are packed with nutrients and can be instrumental to maintaining your overall health. They are high in protein, soluble and insoluble fibre and low in cholesterol. Legumes can be helpful in weight control, low in aid in digestion and extremely versatile, making them easy to incorporate in your diet.
This month we've included an easy-to-make salad that can be used as a satisfying lunch or great side to any dinner.
Click here for the recipe!