Category: Oral Health

Impeccable Smiles 02/12/2019

Over time, teeth can begin to break down with wear and tear or inadequate hygiene. Almost all restorative dental treatment has limitations and will eventually need to be replaced or adjusted. If the old fillings in your teeth have any dark margins, you may have microleakage. Microleakage can lead to decay and the need for […]

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Oral Health 01/16/2019

In today’s savvy world, most people are aspiring to live their healthiest life.  These ambitions are comprehensive and should include the body, mind, and the mouth! Recent studies report that almost 50% of the U.S. adult population has some form of periodontal disease.  Whether it’s mild, moderate, or severe, one out of every two adults […]

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Oral Health 11/30/2018

If you play contact sports, you’ve likely experienced a few hard hits. Their results can range from soreness and stiffness, to tendinitis or fractures that may sideline you for a while. The same way you can hurt bones and joints while being active, your teeth and gums are exposed to trauma. Wearing a mouthguard is […]

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Oral Health 11/26/2018

What comes to mind when you think about oral health? Chances are that for most people, this means paying attention to flossing, brushing their teeth, and maybe going to the dentist once or twice in a lifetime (*sigh*) While brushing and flossing are an integral part to ensure healthy teeth and gums, it’s also essential […]

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Oral Health 10/27/2018

If you’re dealing with swelling around your teeth and gums, you now that the struggle is real. Things most people take for granted, such as speaking and eating, become a painful ordeal. The reasons gums swell are varied: Gum disease, canker sores, underlying illnesses, or pregnancy could all be a culprit. But what if it’s […]

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Oral Health 10/16/2018

Dental visits are not typically among our favorite activities although, there are some who enjoy the extra clean feeling that comes with a professional dental cleaning. However, dental appointments are crucial to safeguarding our overall well-being. Consider this; studies have shown a correlation between oral health infections and cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s. If bacteria from […]

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Oral Health 09/29/2018

Wisdom teeth. They have such a fancy name, yet can cause so much trouble. However, while they may cause discomfort in some people, they are perfectly fine (and even helpful) to others. So how do you know whether you should have them removed or continue on your merry way with your wisdom teeth as lifelong […]

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Oral Health 09/26/2018

Every time someone wakes up in a movie, they go on to talk to the person next to them as if their breath smelled like cool winter mint. They kiss. They eat. They keep talking. Meanwhile, you know if that were real life, that odor would be intolerable. In fact, the smell is foul. You […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry 09/25/2018

Taking good care of your teeth and gums is essential for your overall wellbeing: Issues such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis have been linked to a person’s oral health. It’s also crucial if you want to show off a beautiful smile. In a world where image is so important, and where you only have one […]

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