Gum Disease and its Relationship to Other Medical Conditions

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection and inflammation of the gum tissue caused by the excess buildup of tartar and bacteria. Over time, the gum tissue can pull back from the teeth, creating pockets for bacteria to grow in. The infection can also cause a loss of material in the bones… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Root Canal Therapy

Do you ever hesitate to make an appointment with your dentist because you know—or even think—there’s a chance you could need root canal treatment? If you do, you aren’t alone. But did you know that if a root canal, which is the soft layer in the center of your tooth, is infected or damaged, the… Read more »

7 Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease is also known as periodontal disease. This infection attacks the tissues and bones that surround and support the teeth. Periodontal disease is usually painless in its early stage, so you may not realize that you have it. If left untreated, this infection can cause tooth loss in adults. Contact your dentist if you… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth: Three Warning Signs

Your wisdom teeth can lead to a variety of problems, such as infection and damage to your existing dental work. For reasons such as these, nearly 85% of all wisdom teeth eventually need to be removed, but how can you know if you need to have these teeth removed? Naturally, we recommend visiting a dentist,… Read more »

Toothpaste: Choosing the Best for You

Do you visit your dentist every six months? Do you brush and floss every day? If so: good job. But, did you know that there may be something else you can do? Did you know that choosing the right toothpaste for you and your family can play a big part on your dental health? If… Read more »

The Best and Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Knowing what foods will and won’t work well for your teeth can be a daunting task, especially when you’re unsure of where to start. Look no further because our team is going to give you some of the best, and the worst, foods for your teeth. The Best The next time you are at the… Read more »

3 Steps to Improving Your Oral Health at Home

In order to achieve a strong and successful oral health, dentists today strongly recommend participating in a daily oral hygiene routine. While you are at home, use these three steps to clean your smile and avoid dental decay and infection: 1. Brush your teeth for two minutes every morning when you wake up and every… Read more »

Nervous About Visiting The Dentist?

It is important to visit your dentist every 6 months for a routine check-up. However, some may avoid these check-ups—and seeing the dentist all together—because they have a very real fear of going to the dentist. Here are some ways to reduce dental anxieties. Plan your appointment a few days in advance. Rushing to the… Read more »

Which Type Of Toothbrush Is The Best?

Which type of toothbrush is the best? Of course, this all depends on you and your teeth. But here are the few of the options of the different types of toothbrushes and their benefits. Electronic vs. Manual Do electronic toothbrushes do a better job at cleaning teeth than manual ones? This is the biggest question… Read more »