Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

Feb. 11, 2019

You may not think it, but skipping your annual or semi-annual dental checkup may be having an impact on more than just your plaque buildup. Studies have shown that your oral health—the health of your mouth—directly impacts certain aspects of your overall health.  

Have you Checked your Labels Lately?

Jun. 15, 2018

It’s a task that’s often forgotten, but regularly checking the labels on your prescriptions and other over-the-counter health products ensures that you’re not taking anything expired or keeping medication you no longer need. If you do find yourself with unused or expired medications, it’s important that you bring them to your pharmacy for proper disposal.

The Alberta Pharmacists’ Association has a few tips for returning medications to your pharmacist: 

Working Together to Lower Dental Fees

Jan. 15, 2018

In Canada, dental providers are free to set their fees as they choose to, meaning some dentists charge more than others for the same service. While Alberta has the highest dental fees in Canada, there has been increasing pressure in recent years on providers in this province to lower their fees.

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