Chemotherapy and Your Mouth

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Are you being treated with chemotherapy for cancer? While chemotherapy helps treat cancer, it often causes many side effects. Some of these problems impact the mouth and could cause you to delay or stop treatment. To help prevent serious problems, it is recommended to see a dentist one month before starting chemotherapy. How does chemotherapy affect the mouth? Chemotherapy drugs … Read More

February 9: Toothache Day!

We feel your pain! Unfortunately, it is impossible to know what is causing your pain without a bit of investigating.We promise to get you out of pain as quickly as we can!

New New New New!

Happy New Year! With that, we want to share some “new” additions to our office with you. Wheelchairs! We recently purchased two new wheelchairs! Being fully wheelchair accessible is so important to our office and our patients. Wheelchairs, scooters, stretchers, walkers, and everything in between. We will make it work! Our wheelchairs are used and disinfected multiple times daily, so … Read More

AIDs Walk & Run 2019

What better way to get ready for fall then by a crisp, autumn walk? The Calgary AIDS Walk & Run is an annual event hosted by HIV Community Link. The hope is to bring Calgarians together to support and fundraise for those living with HIV. Trey Petty Oral Health was happy to be a major sponsor for this year’s Walk … Read More

The New Clinic Website

Welcome to the new Dr.Trey Petty Oral Health website.We’ve redesigned our website to make it easier for patients, and prospective patients to learn about what services we offer, our unique approach and to schedule your appointments.We realize that patients are now on their mobile devices more then ever, so we’ve ensured that the website looks and works well on your … Read More

Scleroderma Canada Annual Conference in Calgary

Scleroderma or systemic sclerosis is a chronic, progressive connective tissue disease characterized by fibrosis (thickening and hardening) of the skin and internal organs. Derived from the Greek words “sclerosis” meaning hardness and “derma” meaning skin, scleroderma literally means hard skin. Oral complications of this condition include restricted opening and tightness of the mouth making oral healthcare very difficult, chronic periodontal … Read More