Gingival recession, or gum recession, occurs when gum tissue is worn away and exposes the roots of the teeth. Read our blog post to find out if gum recession can be caused by wearing a dental retainer.
The Center for Disease Control estimates that half of Americans have periodontal disease. Read our blog post to learn about gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease. We discuss causes, treatment and prevention.
If you are having oral surgery, you’ve probably heard horror stories from people who develop dry sockets during recovery. Read our blog post for tips on avoiding dry sockets after oral surgery. Contact us to discuss any concerns you may have regarding surgery.
Phantom tooth pain, a condition where patients who recently had a tooth extracted start experiencing pain where the tooth used to be, can be a side effect of oral surgery. Read our blog post for some of the signs of phantom tooth pain and the ways we treat it.
The toothbrush has evolved quite impressively over the last few thousand years, from chewing sticks to brushes made of hogs hair to the nylon ones we find on our fancy manual and electric toothbrushes we use today. Read our blog post about a new trend in the toothbrush world: silicone toothbrush heads.
We’re always looking for natural sugar alternatives that our patients can turn to when they need to satisfy a sweet tooth. Read our blog post for some of the benefits of honey and ways to protect yourself from tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health problems.
This summer, businesses around the country began phasing out their plastic straws in an effort to cut down on waste and pollution. Many of our patients have asked if using reusable straws can help keep their teeth healthy. Read our blog post for answers!
Many of our patients understand why consuming sugary drinks like sodas can be harmful to teeth, but many patients do not realize that a diet high in protein can also pose some dental challenges. Read our blog post for more details!
While everyone suffers from bad breath occasionally, chronic bad breath, or halitosis, can be a major inconvenience. Read our blog post for some of the causes of chronic halitosis as well as strategies for managing bad breath. Visit our office to learn more!
Dental mineralization occurs when acid wears away at your enamel, resulting in the loss of minerals. Read our blog post to learn how to prevent dental mineralization. Schedule an appointment so our team can check your enamel!