A Spring Dental Cleaning Will Revitalize Your Smile

With March here now you might be feeling the urge to sweep away the heaviness of winter while ushering in the longer, lighter days. Traditionally, spring represents rebirth, rejuvenation, and regrowth. Spring cleaning can help us return to a lighter cycle of living, and not only can we harness the energy of spring to clear out the areas of our... read more »

Flossing for Better Oral Health

There are so many types of floss methods on the market today that there is no good reason to skip this crucial step in any optimal oral hygiene routine. Flossing is a matter of finding a method that works best for you and then setting aside the time to do it. You can floss before or after you brush your teeth,... read more »

How Your Toothbrush Impacts Your Teeth and Gums

2016 is on the horizon and now is the perfect time to make positive changes to your oral health. One of the simplest changes you can make is as easy as replacing your toothbrush. The purpose of a toothbrush is to remove plaque and to stimulate the gums to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. What kinds of toothbrush options can... read more »

Preventing Gum Disease

Thanksgiving is almost here with the delicious aromas filling the air around it. That is why it is more important than ever to remember to take extra care of your smile. Neglecting your oral needs can be dangerous and cause gum disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection of the tissue and bones that surround and... read more »

Three Tricks for Avoiding Tooth Decay

Do you know what the most common disease in children is?  Did you know that the disease is dental caries, also known as cavities? Did you know that the same disease is very common in adults? Luckily, there are a number of things you can do in addition to maintaining dental hygiene. Please don’t misunderstand—the suggestions we will list today... read more »

What Is Scaling And Root Planing?

Periodontal disease (gum disease) occurs when plaque and tartar infect the gums. If left untreated, periodontal disease can pull away from teeth, damage tissue, and even cause tooth loss. Some of the most common treatments for periodontal disease are non-surgical, deep cleaning procedures called scaling and root planing. Scaling This procedure is completed with a scaler tool, which can be... read more »

A Stealthy Enemy of a Healthy Mouth

Healthy gums are important to healthy teeth, and healthy teeth are important to the process of feeding your body the nutrients that keep it healthy. Therefore, you can quickly see how gum disease has the potential to influence your overall quality of life. In simplest terms, having gum disease means that the tissue that supports your teeth is infected. This... read more »