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Learning About Periodontal Disease Tooth decay and cavities are well known dangers to the state of your oral and overall health. However, did you know that gum disease is just as harmful? Medically known as periodontal disease, gum disease is a group of conditions that leads to tooth loss and dangerous consequences to your health. In order to increase your…Continue reading
Just about everyone is aware of the fact that you should brush your teeth on a consistent basis. It’s something that has been drilled into us time and time again since we were small children. Because of this, you may be wondering why you need to educate yourself on how to brush your teeth. The reason is simple. Brushing your…Continue reading
An unexpected consequence of the coronavirus shutdown has been an increase in the number of cracked teeth, according to The New York Times. Since more people are working from home, their stress level and anxiety have increased, their posture has deteriorated, and they get less sleep. These conditions encourage the onset of bruxism, a condition characterized by clenching the jaw…Continue reading
Your mouth is one of the most-used parts of your body. Whether you’re laughing, talking, eating, drinking, having a job interview, or shouting at a sporting event, you’re using your mouth. When you have a healthy mouth, you’re more inclined to have a healthy body because everything that you ingest, whether solid or liquid, becomes part of your body when…Continue reading
Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants? The CDC reports that almost 20 percent of those 65 or older have lost all of their teeth and almost 70 percent of those who are between 20 and 64 have lost at least one of their permanent teeth due to injury or disease. If you’re in one of these groups, dental…Continue reading
What Causes Gingivitis and What Are the Symptoms? The primary cause of gingivitis is poor oral hygiene. When you don’t floss at least daily and you don’t brush at least twice each day, preferably after each meal or snack, then a bacteria-laden substance called plaque forms in your mouth. Eating foods that are high in carbohydrates and sugar encourages the…Continue reading
Dental emergencies are stressful events. They usually happen at inconvenient times, making you uncertain if you should call a dentist or tough it out and attend the important meeting or event you had planned for the day. In most cases, you should see an emergency dentist as soon as possible. We explain below the conditions that you should address right…Continue reading