The Most Common Reasons for Tooth Loss

Prevention is the cornerstone of excellent dental health. For instance, if you can prevent tooth decay from forming, then you won’t have to treat a cavity. If you can prevent gingivitis from developing, then you can avoid having to deal with gum disease for the rest of your life. Likewise, if you can prevent the common… Read more »

Is Gum Disease Really Preventable?

Gum disease might be one of the most common dental diseases, but fortunately, it is also one of the most preventable. Gum disease begins as an infection in your gum tissues (gingivitis) that is caused by the excessive buildup of oral bacteria. By preventing this buildup, you can prevent gingivitis. However, if gingivitis forms, it… Read more »

Can a Dental Crown Still Save Your Tooth?

In most aspects of your dental health, timing is everything. Skip even a day brushing and flossing your teeth, and plaque might turn into tartar, raising your risks of tooth decay and gum disease. If you have one or more teeth that are damaged or worn down, then they can grow worse the longer you… Read more »

Why You Should Ask Your Dentist About Sleep Apnea

If you spent an entire night without sleeping, then you would probably be aware of it, and the extreme tiredness the next day wouldn’t exactly be a mystery. In some cases, however, your mind and body can be deprived of the rest they need without your realization, leading to symptoms of sleep deprivation when you… Read more »