The Health Of Your Gums And The Health Of Your Heart

When your gums are strong and healthy, then they work to support your teeth. However, when gums become infected by periodontal (gum) disease, then they can swell, bleed, recede, and deteriorate. This condition is not only harmful to the health of your mouth, but it can affect the health of your heart as well. How… Read more »

Multiple Lost Teeth Can Be Effectively Replaced with a Partial

Your ability to chew and clarity of speech can be seriously compromised by multiple missing teeth in one area of your mouth. In some cases, a partial can restore lost function and appearance. Essentially, a partial is just a smaller form of dentures, that is custom crafted to lock into place. At the initial consultation… Read more »

Why Do Your Gums Bleed During Flossing?

Do you know why brushing and flossing are so important? As you probably know, removing plaque is something you have to do to keep your smile safe. You probably know that if you if you don’t remove the plaque from your smile you could end up with gum disease. In fact, not removing plaque well… Read more »

We Can Help If You Suffer From Dental Phobia

Have you been avoiding the dentist due to the fear of dental pain? If so, you could have dental phobia. Dental phobia is not only caused by a past experience with a neglectful dentist, but it can also be caused from many other things. Estimates say that 5 to 8 percent of Americans have dental… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Partial Dentures

Partial dentures are custom-made, removable, and reliable appliances that replace your missing teeth, improve your speech, and give you the ability to eat once again. With the help of a partial denture, you will have a normal life in no time. Partial dentures are made with a pink, gum-like base and they hold pearly white,… Read more »

How Tobacco Harms Your Oral Health

Smoking tobacco, whether in the form of cigarettes, cigars, or pipes helps many people cope with ongoing anxiety issues without turning to prescription drugs. But tobacco use invites a dilemma–over time it can be hazardous not only to your lungs and overall health, but also to your dental health. Following are just a few ways… Read more »

Thank Goodness for Healthy Oral Habits

Did you know that poor oral health has been linked to heart attacks, diabetes, dementia, rheumatoid arthritis, and even premature birth? With serious conditions like these at stake, it becomes obvious why your dentist urges you to maintain positive healthy habits for your oral health. Keeping up with daily oral habits such as brushing and… Read more »

Root Canals: Myths Debunked

A patient has a bad toothache and their tooth becomes sore when exposed to cold foods and drinks. They notice that their gums are swelling around the tooth. When they go to the dentist, they are told that they need root canal therapy. They worried because they’ve heard lots of unpleasant things about that procedure…. Read more »

Care for Your Tooth Extraction Site

A tooth extraction isn’t a pleasant experience for anyone, but can be necessary to keep your mouth and teeth healthy. After an extraction, it’s important to maintain the health of your mouth, especially where your tooth was removed. The care you give will help prevent infection, help the healing process and give you less discomfort…. Read more »

How to Buy the Perfect Mouthwash

When you find yourself looking at mouthwash in the store, do you ever wonder why there is such a wide variety? Or do you wonder what different mouthwashes do? Generally, you can tell what different mouthwashes will do by their ingredients. To help you get the mouthwash that’s best for you, we’re glad to list… Read more »