Why Do My Gums Bleed Regularly?

If you’re concerned because your gums tend to bleed, you have come to the right blog. It’s best to discover the underlying cause of your bleeding gums rather than ignore the pink in the sink. To help you, Dr. and our dental team would like to teach you about a few of the reasons why… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Replace a Tooth Lost to Untreated Decay

Once the natural bacteria living in your mouth manage to create a cavity, it will gradually start to spread. If you choose to forgo treatment, a small cavity could develop into a very large problem. In time, the compromised tooth could fracture near the gumline or become so badly infected that it needs to be… Read more »

What Causes Dental Erosion?

The hard, outer layer of your teeth is called enamel. It is important to support the health of your enamel to protect your teeth and prevent decay. Dental erosion occurs when the enamel is worn away. Dental erosion can be caused by diets high in sugary or acidic foods, forceful abrasion, like teeth-grinding, or disorders… Read more »

A Dental Cleaning and Oral Hygiene Improvements Can Prevent Gum Disease from Recurring

The symptoms and ramifications from gum disease can be serious and will escalate over time. The earliest stage, known as gingivitis, can cause the gums to bleed easily during brushing and flossing. This can also cause the gums to look red and even lead to bad breath issues. Gingivitis is primarily caused by, an inconsistent… Read more »

What Are the Effects of Gum Disease?

The effects of gum disease —also known as periodontal disease — may vary depending on the severity of the infection. In gingivitis, the gums may swell, bleed, and be generally uncomfortable. In periodontitis, infection and subsequent inflammation of the gums will cause bacteria-filled pockets to form around the teeth and gums. These pockets can decay… Read more »

The Facts About Gum Disease

If you’ve ever visited a dentist, you probably understand that there are a few things you could do to keep your teeth healthy and strong. For instance, you probably know that brushing and flossing is important. If you don’t keep your teeth clean, you might ultimately have gum disease. Fortunately, gum disease is easier to… Read more »

What Are the Dangers of Acidic Foods to Your Oral Health?

Foods with high acidity can eat away at your tooth enamel and cause tooth decay and cavities. This process is known as dental erosion. Tooth erosion can also be caused by acids from your stomach that enter your mouth via ailments such as vomiting and acid reflux disease. If your tooth enamel is damaged and… Read more »

Jawbone Grafting: What You Need to Know

Maybe you are missing a tooth, and your jawbone is too thin or soft to support a dental implant. Or perhaps you suffer from gum disease and your jawbone has been weakened. It may be time for a bone graft. If your dentist has recommended a bone graft or you would like to learn more… Read more »

The Harmful Effects of Gum Disease

Did you know, gum disease can cause teeth and bone loss? Well, it’s true! Your oral health affects many different aspects of your body. That is why it is vital to keep your smile healthy and avoid gum disease or treat it as soon as possible. Gum disease can often go unnoticed before it becomes… Read more »

Understanding Dental Implants

Tooth loss is never a pleasant experience, but if it happens you can rest assured knowing that there are ways you can restore your lost teeth and regain your smile. One popular procedure our team here at in , , is proud to offer is the process of getting dental implants. What are they? Dental… Read more »