5 Periodontal Disease Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

When it comes to your oral health, teeth often take center stage. Yet, your gums can also suffer when tooth decay builds up. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, can sneak up on you, significantly affecting your dental health and potentially leading to tooth loss. Learning to recognize the clues that periodontal disease may [...]

5 Periodontal Disease Symptoms You Should Never Ignore2022-06-29T20:46:07+00:00

How Accurate is An Oral Cancer Screening?

When it comes to oral cancer, the earlier the detection, the better the chances for implementing the right treatment for success. To help with this, patients need to undergo oral cancer screenings as part of their overall health plan to ensure any signs or symptoms are identified early on. Fortunately, most regularly scheduled dental appointments [...]

How Accurate is An Oral Cancer Screening?2022-03-30T19:26:37+00:00

3 Ways Gum Disease Damages Your Health (And What to Do About It)

Practicing good oral hygiene daily is essential to maintaining a healthy mouth and a confident smile. It can also protect your health in other valuable ways as well. Without it, however, gum disease can occur, and this can lead to several internal health issues throughout the body. Today, in the United States alone, approximately 50% [...]

3 Ways Gum Disease Damages Your Health (And What to Do About It)2022-04-26T19:40:37+00:00

Tooth Erosion and Acid Reflux

With so many people experiencing acid reflux today, it’s no wonder diets are changing and more medications are showing up on shelves. While much attention focuses on the effects to the esophagus itself, acid reflux can also cause increasing damage to your dental health in the form of tooth erosion. The loss of tooth enamel, [...]

Tooth Erosion and Acid Reflux2021-09-09T20:00:54+00:00

Do You Dread Going to the Dentist? If So, Why?

Going to the dentist for many people is just another part of their healthcare regimen. For others, however, avoidance is all too common. If you constantly put off making a dentist appointment, you’re not alone. One in five people reports that they are afraid or don’t like going to the dentist. Even when you know [...]

Do You Dread Going to the Dentist? If So, Why?2022-01-31T18:48:54+00:00

What Are the Benefits of Going to a Family Dentistry Practice?

If you’re looking for a new dental practice for you and your family, you likely have many questions and concerns. You want to find a practice that accepts your insurance, has a great reputation, and that gives you the care you need. That may sound like a tall order. You may even consider going to [...]

What Are the Benefits of Going to a Family Dentistry Practice?2021-04-30T20:35:35+00:00

Proper Brushing & Flossing Techniques

If you are already brushing your teeth and flossing them regularly, you are well on your way to a healthy mouth. However, the techniques you use matter — you could be wasting the time you’re setting aside for brushing and flossing if you’re only going through the motions instead of being as effective [...]

Proper Brushing & Flossing Techniques2020-03-13T16:43:54+00:00

Preventive Dentistry & Oral Cancer

Nobody wants to be diagnosed with cancer, but the earlier it is caught, the better. The old saying “a stitch in time saves nine” is very true when it comes to situations like these. If oral cancer is diagnosed early enough, you are more likely to be treated successfully for it. In preventive [...]

Preventive Dentistry & Oral Cancer2020-03-13T16:40:24+00:00
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