Insights on Periodontitis

Gum disease is an infection of the gum tissue primarily caused by a buildup of tartar at the gum line. Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease. This involves gums that bleed easily during brushing and flossing, as well as red and inflamed gum tissues. Some people with gingivitis... Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth at Night

You understand that you should brush your teeth to keep your teeth clean. You’ve probably know that most people brush their teeth before they go to bed—but do you understand why this is so important? Or how some people don’t necessarily brush their teeth as well as they could? One... Read more »

Tips for Taking Care of Braces

Your braces represent a serious investment in improving the cosmetic appearance and function of your mouth. Making thoughtful choices and avoiding certain foods will go a long way toward minimizing the amount of time you will need to wear braces. If something in your braces breaks or comes loose, it... Read more »

What You Need To Know About TMJ Disorder

The jaw bone helps you to chew, speak, and smile.  A healthy jaw should move smoothly and effortlessly, but when problems develop, you may find that everyday actions are difficult, or even painful. This could be TMJ disorder, and you can learn more about it with the information below. What... Read more »

When Your Tooth Takes The Crown

Are you noticing a tooth that looks decayed, discolored or misshaped? If so, it may be time to consider speaking with your dentist about a dental crown. Today our team will help you understand what a dental crown is, how they can help your teeth and what you can expect... Read more »

How Sjögren’s Syndrome Affects Oral Health

Sjögren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder which attacks the body’s moisture-producing glands. This disorder has no known cause and shows in woman much more often than men. Sjögren’s syndrome can dry out the eyes, organs, and mouth. What Sjögren’s Syndrome Affects The majority of the body is made of water,... Read more »

Getting To The Root Of The Problem: What Is A Root Canal Treatment?

Root canal treatment. These three words sometimes make people shudder with fear. You may wonder if the procedure will hurt, or even why you need it performed. But you don’t need to fear root canal treatment. Learn a little more about it here. Causes You need root canal treatment if... Read more »

Mint Toothpaste

Have you ever noticed anything while you were at the store shopping for toothpaste? Nearly every tube of toothpaste on the shelves is mint flavored. There are the traditional flavors such as peppermint, fresh mint, or spearmint. There are the new flavors such as Crest’s Mint Chocolate Trek, Vanilla Mint... Read more »