A Special Focus on Improved Oral Hygiene Helps Prevent Gingivitis

Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease that often results from poor oral hygiene that has failed to remove plaque and food residue from your teeth. When this happens, these substances can harden into calculus. More commonly known as tartar, this bacterial-rich substance can cause significant inflammation and potential infection in the gum tissues…. Read more »

The Facts About Bleeding Gums

You probably know that you should brush your teeth every day for two minutes at a time. You also know that you should floss every day. Have you ever been told that bleeding gums is a normal part of caring for your pearly whites? Sadly, this isn’t true. In fact, bleeding gums could actually indicate… Read more »

This Halloween, Maintain Your Family’s Healthy Smiles

October is in full swing, and our team in , , along with Dr. want to wish you and yours a safe, fun and healthy Halloween. That is why we are sharing this month’s message from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. To encourage our patients to strike a healthy balance between celebrating the holiday festivities… Read more »

Gum Disease Is More Serious Than You Might Think

When you think about a vibrant, healthy smile, you probably think about your teeth. And truthfully, healthy teeth are an integral part of oral health. But there are other elements that can sometimes get overlooked. One of these is your gums. Gums play an essential role in oral health, supporting and protecting teeth and other… Read more »

3 Facts about Scaling and Root Planing

Periodontal (gum) disease isn’t something to be taken lightly. If left untreated, gum disease can cause infection and tooth loss. Gum disease, if found in its early stages, can be treated non-surgically by your dentist. Our team is going to give you three facts about scaling and root planing and why it is considered to… Read more »