Receding gums can cause all sorts of problems: cosmetic problems, sensitive teeth, root cavities, etc… Many people mistakenly assume that receding gums is a natural part of the aging process. It is not! Most gum recession is preventable if you can identify its underlying cause and eliminate it. If you have receding gums, read this article to learn about the various causes and the treatments that are available. Continue reading Why are My Gums Receding?
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?
October is one of the best months of the year. We usually begin feeling to cooler temperatures of fall, enjoy weekend football, and really focus on flossing. Wait…What do you mean you don’t focus on flossing? Didn’t you know October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Continue reading National Dental Hygiene Month
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?
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!