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Why Gum Health Is Important When it comes to the health of your mouth, cavities aren’t the only threat. Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is a serious condition that can cause tooth loss if you don’t receive proper treatment. Your gum tissue helps provide support for your teeth and securely holds them in place. If your gum tissue is…Continue reading
How often do you really think about the movements you’re making when you brush your teeth? If you’re like most people, you’ve been brushing your teeth for so long that it’s become just another part of your daily routine, so you probably don’t think carefully about what you’re doing. Even if you brush and floss every day, you might not…Continue reading
Has the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic been causing you to have an increase in migraines, jaw pain and tooth sensitivity? If so, you aren’t alone. Dentists all over the country have noticed a rise in tooth fractures and other issues associated with grinding and clenching the teeth. Also known as bruxism, teeth grinding and clenching is caused by…Continue reading
Our mouths are an essential part of our lives. They allow us to speak, drink, eat and smile. In addition, the mouth acts as the entry point to the digestive and respiratory tracts. This means that you need to keep your mouth healthy in order to be in good overall health. To do this, you need see your dentist on…Continue reading
When you look at adults in the U.S. ages 20-64, more than half have at least one missing tooth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many of these people are considering a dental implant. In fact, more than half a million people have a dental implant installed each year, according to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.…Continue reading
What Constitutes a Dental Emergency? It’s important to be able to distinguish between a dental emergency that requires immediate treatment or a less urgent issue that can wait a few days until you can be seen by your dentist. If you’re experiencing mouth pain that’s affecting your ability to sleep or impacting other areas of your life, and the pain…Continue reading