Smart Smile Basics: Symptoms of Gum Disease

Are you aware of the symptoms of gum disease? Did you know that gum disease can take place over many years and can often go untreated for long bouts of time? It’s true, so always take the time to carefully inspect your teeth to notice if you see any signs of gum disease. Gum disease,… Read more »

Treatment and Prevention for Oral Thrush

What do you know about oral thrush? This is a condition in which white lesions accumulate along the inside of your cheeks and tongue, sometimes even spreading other areas of the mouth. This is due to a fungus called candida. You may also have inflammation that may hinder comfortable eating experiences. If the lesions are… Read more »

Using Laser Periodontal Therapy to Treat Gum Disease

Here at , we believe in using the best cutting-edge technology to treat your gum disease. That’s why Dr. is trained in laser periodontal therapy. As you may have already experienced, periodontitis may result in gum recession – that is, a condition in which your gums recede from your teeth, exposing some of the tooth’s… Read more »

Periodically Replace Your Toothbrush for Healthy Gums

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice each day. Along with flossing at least once, this forms the foundation of an effective daily oral hygiene routine. Without consistency in both these measures residual food particles and plaque can harden into tartar. This can increasingly put your mouth at risk for cavities… Read more »

Gingival Flap Surgery Might Be Needed to Effectively Treat Severe Gum Disease

Long term oral health problems and poor oral hygiene habits can place your gums at increased risk of periodontal disease. Also known as gum disease the inflammation and infection in the periodontal tissues can cause your teeth to recede from the base of your teeth. As this starts to happen small pockets of infection can… Read more »

Your Basic Guide to Healthy Gums

Upholding healthy and strong gums is a significant part of your oral health. This is because gums act as a stabilizer for your teeth. If they’re damaged, your teeth will be too. That’s why it’s absolutely essential to care for your gums. To help you out, we’ve created this basic guide to gum care. To… Read more »

Early Symptoms of Gingivitis Should Not Be Ignored

Gum disease can vary in severity and eventually lead to significant symptoms and complications to your oral health. Left untreated, a severe form of gum disease can develop, causing infection, tooth loss, and other medical complications. It typically starts out as the mild inflammation condition which is known as gingivitis. This can cause your gums… Read more »

A Missing Tooth in Your Smile Can Often Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

Losing a tooth in your smile to untreated decay or a dental trauma can be embarrassing. The changes in your appearance, decreased oral function, and speech problems can certainly be noticeable. In time, the loss of structure provided by the tooth can also cause the adjacent teeth to change their alignment. Fortunately, you can prevent… Read more »

Your Chances of Suffering from Gum Disease Increase with Poor Oral Hygiene Habits

Your daily oral hygiene routine should consist of brushing twice and flossing once each day. This will help remove food particles and plaque from your teeth as well as freshen your breath. Any inconsistencies in this oral hygiene routine can allow hardened tartar to form on your teeth. When this happens, the bacterial presence at… Read more »

TMJ Treatment Can Help Your Smile

Did you know, there are treatments available for your jaw pain? Well, it’s true! If you suffer from intense jaw pain, you could be suffering from TMD. Finding treatment for your TMJ could be the key to living with TMD. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to talk to… Read more »