The Fundamentals of Gum Disease

Have you ever heard of periodontal disease? You may know it by the name gum disease. Although gum disease is common, it can lead to tooth loss if not treated properly. For a list of guidelines for gum disease, consider the following: - Oftentimes, gum disease results from dry mouth caused by certain medications. - Gum disease can cause bad... read more »

Eliminate Cavities at Their Core with Dental Fillings

Are you experiencing any increased tooth sensitivity? Do you feel any discomfort or pain when you try eating? If so, you may be suffering from a hole in your tooth known as a cavity. Cavities are formed when the tooth enamel protecting a tooth is breached until a hole forms down to the tooth’s root. Fortunately, dental fillings can be... read more »

Avoid the Damage of Halloween Candy

This is a great time of year, especially for younger children. However, with the influx of candy in many people's diets, this means they're at higher risk for cavities. This is a serious problem because cavities can devolve into other issues when left untreated. With that in mind, let's look at exactly what too much Halloween candy can do to... read more »

Can a Tongue Scraper Help You?

You know that if you want to enjoy good oral health, you need to brush your teeth twice a day and floss daily, but did you know there are other things you can do to improve your oral health? Naturally, we recommend considering all of your options when it comes to your oral health—include tongue scrapers. Granted, using a tongue... read more »

Don’t Skip Brushing Before Going To Sleep

At the end of a long, stressful day, you may want to just fall into your bed and sleep. However, you should not forgo your oral hygiene routine, no matter how tired you feel. Your teeth should be brushed twice a day and flossed once a day. When you skip brushing, especially before you go to sleep, then cavities and... read more »