Tweet Gum disease, also known as Gingivitis, is a periodontal infection that when left unchecked can have a horrible impact on your oral (and overall) health. Untreated gum disease can lead to infection of the mouth ligaments, infection of the jawbone and tooth loss, along with less dramatic symptoms like inflamed, sensitive or bleeding gums. [...]
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TweetAll forms of tobacco use are dangerous for your oral health. This includes smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco, snus packets, and cigars. Quitting these bad habits is very important and you should not let them control your life. They put your health in danger and can lead to numerous health problems including cancer of the mouth [...]
TweetMany dentists agree that flossing is more important than brushing your teeth. Flossing allows you to reach the parts of your teeth that a regular toothbrush can’t access. It cleans out the bacteria and plaque that can hide and grow in your mouth. The two most important factors of flossing are when you floss and [...]
TweetGood dental health isn’t only necessary for our smile and mouth, it’s necessary for our heart and arteries. By taking proper care of your teeth and gums, you can decrease your chances of heart disease. Brushing and flossing your teeth everyday is a must along with routine dental check-ups every 6 months. By avoiding your [...]
TweetHave you been considering porcelain veneers? It’s hard not to when so many people, including celebrities, are getting them done. If you’re unhappy with your smile or the way your teeth look, porcelain veneers can be your solution. You can finally have that beautiful, luminous smile you’ve always wanted. Good candidates for porcelain veneers include [...]