Gum Health Starts with Home Care

When you think of home care for oral health, the first thing that comes to mind is brushing your teeth. Everyone knows they’re supposed to brush their teeth at least twice a day (and hopefully everyone follows through on that plan!), but “brushing your teeth” is much more than just cleaning the surfaces of your… Read more »

Make Sure You Never Get Familiar with Periodontitis

Have you heard of the term “periodontitis” before? This form of serious gum disease can present a lengthy battle and some major hassle for you. It can lead to tooth loss due to the weakening of the jaw bone. You’re probably more familiar with the term “gingivitis.” Caused by plaque and bacteria sitting on and… Read more »

Periodontitis Problems? Try Scaling and Root Planing

Tooth decay and gum disease are problems that develop over time. That’s the nature of decay: it’s a process. Despite your best efforts, you may not always remember to clean your teeth, or you may do a lackluster job. Plus, the older you get, the more likely your teeth and gums are to wear down…. Read more »

Time for a Gum Check Up

If you’re someone who takes pride in your oral health, you stay on top of regular cleaning and maintenance. You probably brush at least twice a day. You clean each and every surface on your teeth to remove bacteria and preserve your pearly whites. The scope of oral health is vast however, and just like… 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 »