Because October is National Dental Hygiene Month, we are covering topics related to dental hygiene in our blog. Dental hygiene encompasses two separate realms: one in which you clean your teeth effectively at home, and the other in which you consistently see dental professionals for professional teeth cleanings and maintenance. If a person is lacking in either of these two categories, he or she is at risk for gum disease. Continue reading What is Gum Disease?
We actually don’t hear this question very often. The sentiment comes more in the form of a declarative statement: “I inherited bad teeth from my parents” or something to that effect. There are many different ways to look at this question, and we’ll try to hit it from every side because there is not a simple yes or no answer. Continue reading Do Bad Teeth Run in the Family?
As we continue to persevere through a time when we are unable to provide dental care for our patients (for both their safety and ours), we are considering the dental issues that you might be facing during this time of quarantine. While we follow our state and regulatory agencies’ protocols regarding the cessation of non-emergency dental procedures, we want to continue sharing relevant information that will help you understand and manage any non-emergency dental issues that arise. Continue reading What Causes Gingivitis?
This month, dental professionals are reminding people all over the country that children’s dental health is a vital part of their overall health. We know that children keep parents very busy, and it can be tough to remember all the things. This is your friendly reminder to put a dental visit on the calendar for your children! Continue reading February is National Children’s Dental Health Month
When it comes to professional teeth cleanings, they are not all alike. Many people don’t understand this and assume that all teeth cleanings are “regular” teeth cleanings. Finding out you need something other than the “regular” one may be upsetting or confusing. Continue reading Why Do I Need a Deep Cleaning? I Just Want a Regular One.
It happens to the best of us. We wake up with cringe-worthy breath and hesitate to open our mouths in the vicinity of anything with a nose. Or maybe you are on the sniffing end of someone else’s morning breath. This week’s blog can help you explore some of the potential causes of morning and give you tips on improving it. Continue reading Morning Breath: What Causes It and How to Prevent It
Diabetic patients know that the disease can wreak havoc on their bodies. This blog tells you how it affects the mouth. Continue reading If You Have Diabetes, You Need to Read This!