Exploring The Effects of Gum Disease

How Losing One Tooth Can Become A Chain Reaction

Having a tooth pulled or even having one fall out can be quite upsetting. Unfortunately, the problems don't stop there. If you've lost a tooth and haven't had it replaced, you could be triggering a chain reaction that ultimately causes even more teeth to be lost. Read on to discover how a single lost tooth can cause the losses of multiple teeth and what you can do to stop it.   Read More...

Post-Nasal Drip And Foul Breath: How Your Dentist Knows That Your Oral Hygiene Is Fine

You brush and floss like crazy. In fact, you probably brush and floss more than anyone you know. While that is great, what is not so great is your constant bad breath. How on Earth could you have the breath of a garbage disposal unit with how often you brush and floss? Does your dentist know how hard you work at oral health? Does he/she know why your awful breath odor persists?   Read More...

3 Tips For Improving Your Dental Routine

If you brush your teeth twice a day but still end up with cavities and dental issues when you go to the dentist, you need to change up and improve your dental routine. Use Your Brush Correctly When you brush your teeth, you should hold your brush at a forty-five-degree angle to your teeth. For the sides and tops of your teeth, you should make quick back and forth strokes. For the back of your teeth, you should turn your brush vertically and use lots of short strokes to get rid of the plaque on the back of your teeth.   Read More...

Tips To Help Teen Adjust To Having Braces At School

Orthodontic treatment may involve a variety of options including a palatal expander and braces, which will require a period of adjustment no matter the age of the patient. If your teenager has recently started wearing braces, they may worry about going to school with this orthodontic treatment affecting their smile. Considering the cost of treatment can be as high as $7,000 for some patients, you will want your teen to take good care of their braces even when they are at school.   Read More...

Dental Implant Information For Patients Missing Teeth

Losing a tooth through either an accident or to an extraction can be embarrassing. For those that suffer the loss of one of their teeth, it is important to have a basic understanding about the reasons that it is important to have missing teeth replaced along with the options that are available for addressing this need. Why Should You Have Your Tooth Replaced? Individuals will often assume that they should only have their missing tooth replaced if they are concerned about the cosmetic impacts that the missing tooth will have.   Read More...