Flossing to Help Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is an inflammation or infection of the gum tissue. It is caused by the presence of bacteria in plaque and tartar at the gum line. Without proper resolution gum disease can advance into periodontitis which can have a serious negative impact on the health of your gums and the roots of your teeth…. Read more »

3 Causes of Bad Breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is common in many people today. Most bad breath problems occur when the bacteria in your mouth releases chemicals that have strong odors. The bacteria in your mouth can come from many different reasons. However, here are three common causes of bad breath: 1. Gum Disease: Gum disease causes… Read more »

The Details About a Dental Bridge

If you are missing one or more of your permanent teeth, it’s time to consider your tooth-replacement options, and one of those options is a dental bridge! A dental bridge is a successful appliance that replaces your teeth for many years, giving you the beautiful, functional smile you are looking for. It can: • Improve… Read more »

Spook Away Cavities this Year With Proper Oral Care

Halloween is here again, bringing the shadow of sugar to your children’s dental health. With sugary sweets and treats lurking, cavities are usually not far behind. We all know the dangers sugar can have on our teeth, causing more bacteria and plaque. It can be a dental nightmare! However, this year you have nothing to… Read more »

Why You Should Repair Your Smile with a Dental Crown

Sometimes, despite all efforts, accidents happen. Over time, your teeth can become weaker and you may find yourself in need of a dental crown. There are many different reasons as to why you should choose a dental crown. Dental crowns can do more than restore a tooth; they can change a tooth’s size, shape, and… Read more »

What to Expect During a Root Canal Appointment

Your dentist might have just recommended you for a root canal treatment to help treat your decayed or infected tooth. This highly successful treatment is used by many dentists and today, we will show you what you can expect during your procedure. One of the first steps your dentist will take is X-ray your mouth… Read more »

Answers to Your Flossing Questions

When is the best time to floss? Many people floss at night, right before they go to bed. That way, they go to sleep with a clean mouth. However, as long as you floss your teeth at least once a day, it does not matter what time you do it. What can I use to… Read more »

Can Your Prescription Ruin Your Smile?

Medication can do a lot of good for your health if you suffer from an illness. However, the note on your medicine bottle that reads “side effects may vary” is always a little worrisome. Though medicine benefits your health, it can be detrimental to other parts of your body. Here are some things you need… Read more »