Let’s open with an uncomfortable fact: there is no cure for gum disease. Once the disease forms, you will require treatment to avoid the advanced state of the disease, which can lead to major complications. Fortunately, we have a treatment option for managing the disease or reversing inflammation during the early stages, before gum disease… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry
If you have sore, red gums that appear swollen or bleed easily, you may be experiencing the early warning signs of gum disease. Without management, the disease may lead to serious complications, which can include tooth loss in extreme cases. Can you take steps to prevent gum disease?
A new year is here and with it, a new chance to take your oral health seriously! With a few simple changes to your routine you can protect your teeth and gums from serious complications, including cavities and gingivitis. There are several habits you make to keep your smile healthy in 2017.
Christmas is a time to be with family and friends, but also a time where we tend to indulge ourselves in sugary drinks and foods. While the occasional cup of hot cocoa or piece of pie is great, too much can put your smile at risk. How do you avoid tooth decay during the holidays?
The end of the year is approaching fast! When was the last time you made time to see the dentist? Why not schedule your last checkup and cleaning of 2016? You can use your benefits before they expire and have your teeth properly cleaned. This is vital, especially during a season that encourages the consumption… Read more »
In just a few days you may be joining friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving. You not only want to look your best, but you also want to make sure your breath is free of halitosis. Bad breath can be embarrassing and often related to the health of our smiles. Fortunately, there are ways to… Read more »
We’ve discussed the dangers of gum disease in the past, which in addition to discomfort can include adult tooth loss. Fortunately, we can help improve the health of your smile and prevent the advanced stages of the disease. How do we address gum disease? When do you know if you need to seek treatment?
Periodontal disease affects millions of people in the United States, often increasing the risk of adult tooth loss. In order to protect your smile, we offer a scaling and root planing in the early stages of inflammation. Do you need a deep cleaning? How do you recognize the warning signs of gum disease?
Last week we looked at how tooth decay can impact little smiles and offered a few preventive options to safeguard the teeth. Tonight, kids across the country will be heading out to gather candy by trick or treating (or trunk or treating). Even if you’re an adult, you might suddenly find a lot more candy… Read more »
Have you children developed a cavity? Tooth decay can be uncomfortable and in the advanced stages, a threat to the stability of the tooth. Losing teeth prematurely can lead to misalignment and other serious complications. How do kids avoid cavities? What can you do to help protect their smiles?