Category: Preventive Dentistry

How Do You Address Gum Disease?

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?

Do I Need A Deep Cleaning?

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?

How To Safely Enjoy Your Halloween Candy

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 »

How Do Kids Avoid Cavities?

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?

5 Important Preventive Treatments

Preventive dentistry involves treatment designed to help you avoid the onset of common problems, addressing them before they begin. We offer a number of seemingly minor treatments that are designed to strengthen your smile against the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. Patients of all ages, from children to adults, can benefit from preventive… Read more »

How Do I Enjoy Fresher Breath?

Do you have bad breath? Halitosis is never fun and can lead to embarrassment. Instead of avoiding interactions with others or gorging yourself on mints to address the issue, why not target the causes? Often issues with our oral health can lead to the onset of halitosis. What can you do to enjoy fresher breath?

5 Ways To Prevent Tooth Decay

While tooth decay does impact millions of people, from young children to seniors, you can take steps to protect your smile from the onset of cavities. There are a number of ways to prevent tooth decay, from changes to our diet to practicing better oral hygiene at home.

How Do You Stop TMD-Related Headaches?

Do you frequently suffer from unexplained headaches? You may be surprised to learn your migraines could be linked to a jaw joint disorder. Over ten million people in the United States suffer from TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. How do you stop TMD-related headaches? What causes TMJ dysfunction?

Why Do We Develop Gum Disease?

In the United States alone, millions of adults suffer from varying stages of periodontal disease. If left untreated, the disease can soon increase the risk of adult tooth loss. Why do we develop gum disease? Understanding the causes and symptoms of gum disease can help you identify the issue in the early stages and also… Read more »

How Does a Tooth Start to Decay?

Did you know that over 90% of adults in America under the age of 60 have had tooth decay in at least one of their permanent teeth? Cavities are also the most common chronic illness in school-aged children. Treating tooth decay depends on its severity; however, preventing tooth decay is deceptively simple. To help minimize… Read more »