Dental care can be expensive. If nothing ever goes wrong and you only need routine cleanings and exams, those are still expenses that need to fit into a budget. Unfortunately, many people put off preventative treatments and other care because of its cost. Read our blog post for advice on getting affordable dental care in the Edgewater area.
Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is one of the most widespread dental ailments. Although it has a wide variety of origins, the most basic cause is the proliferation of bacteria and decay under the gum line. Read our blog post to learn what role genetics can play in periodontal disease.
Coffee is a staple for many of us and it’s hard to imagine mornings without it! But can this incredible beverage be harmful for our teeth? Check out our blog post for a close look at coffee’s impact on your smile.
Do your gums bleed after you brush and floss your teeth? Bleeding gums is a common sign of gingivitis, or early stage gum disease. Read our blog post for a look at the signs and symptoms of gum disease, along with treatment options.
One person dies from oral cancer every hour — but frequent screenings and early detection can stop it from growing deadly. Oral cancer screenings are an integral part of our preventative treatments. Read our blog post to learn about oral cancer, including causes, symptoms and prevention.
A dental abscess occurs when bacteria infect the dental pulp (the innermost tissue of your tooth), which in turn forms a pus. Dental abscesses can develop anywhere in your tooth, gums, or even in your jaw bone. Read our blog post where we uncover some of the causes of dental abscesses, along with how we can treat them.
For a healthy smile, we recommend routine teeth cleanings and exams every six months. However, a regular cleaning isn’t always enough. If you have gum disease, a deep teeth cleaning treats the issue and prevents the disease from getting worse. Check out our blog post to learn about the signs of gum disease and how a deep cleaning can help.
During the coronavirus pandemic, people are advised to stay at home as much as they can, but what about visiting the dentist? Is it safe? Read our blog post to see how the virus will impact your dental appointment.
Have you gone to buy toothpaste and noticed many companies offer toothpaste with baking soda? Some people think that baking soda will help whiten teeth. Check out our blog post where we investigate if you should buy toothpaste with baking soda for teeth whitening.
Root canals often get a bad reputation because many people think they are painful. The truth is that root canals save you from pain and heals the cause of the toothache. The procedure itself isn’t as hurtful as you think because of sedation dentistry. Read our blog post to learn all about root canal therapy.