How Your Enamel is Damaged When You Brush Too Much?

It is important to take good care of your teeth. Brushing and flossing are the best methods to keep your teeth clean and healthy. We advise our patients to brush twice a day for two minutes per brushing session. Equally important, we teach our patients to floss their teeth once a day. However, some people […]

Dangers of Not Taking Care of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are thin coverings that are applied to teeth to help improve the appearance of cracked, chipped, gapped, or discolored teeth. To install the dental veneers, we bond the dental veneers that resemble your teeth using cement. Structurally, dental veneers are made of porcelain or composite materials that are applied without the need for […]

Not Treating Gum Disease Can Lead to a Myriad of Health Issues

Gum disease does not just affect the health of your gums and teeth, it leads to other medical issues as well. That is why you need to have the infection treated immediately. How Gum Disease Impacts the Health When you have gum disease that is not treated, the condition worsens over time. While the early […]

How Acidic Foods and Drinks Can Impact Your Gum Health Directly

Acidic foods can erode the tooth enamel, which can lead to deep decay and problems with gum infections. Therefore, it is important to avoid eating acidic foods, or making sure you eat a healthy balance of foods to maintain a healthy pH in the mouth. What Do Acidic Foods Do to the Teeth? Foods that […]

What Stage Does Gum Disease Become Painful?

Gum disease results from the accumulation and inflammation of harmful mouth bacteria. The disease is most prevalent in individuals with poor oral hygiene. However, given its painless nature during the initial stages, it may be difficult to tell whether you have gum disease unless with early diagnosis. Early Gum Disease Gum disease starts as an […]

How a Dental Bridge Could Help With Gum Disease Treatment

Not all gum disease cases are caught in the early stages, which may mean that more stringent measures must be taken to deal with the disease. One of the most reliable tools used in such situations is dental bridges. These dental appliances play an important role in gum disease treatment. How Dental Bridges Help When […]

What Is A Crown Lengthening Procedure?

Crown lengthening is a periodontal procedure used to treat excessive gingival display, or a gummy smile. Crown is the part of the tooth that is visible above the gumline. Some people opt for crown lengthening for cosmetic purposes, while others undergo it to treat exposed or broken teeth. The process involves getting rid of excess […]

Early Warning Signs of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease that affects the gums is a serious dental condition. This type of infection damages the soft tissues that help hold your teeth in their proper place. Periodontitis is reversible in its early stages. But if the disease progresses to a higher stage, it can eat away the bone supporting your teeth. This leads […]

Dental Do’s and Don’ts After Gum Graft Surgery

A gum graft surgery can involve a few different procedures. But depending on the method and pain reliever used, most patients can drive themselves home post-surgery. Your surgery may not necessitate an overnight stay. However, that doesn’t mean you can skip over your recovery period too. Gum grafting requires proper care after the procedure to […]

Why is Periodontal Maintenance Important?

Brushing, flossing, and regular dental appointments must be at the top of your everyday to-do list to maintain a healthy smile. Dental checkups are typically scheduled every six months where your dentist not only removes any built-up plaque and tartar, but also checks your overall health. However, if you’ve experience periodontal disease in the past, […]