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 »

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 »