“I need a vacation,” said no dental routine ever. You and your family do need a break, and school is out for summer! From family road trips to sports and sleepovers, kids have the freedom to enjoy a much-needed vacation. … [Read more...]
World Diabetes Day: Learn the Facts on Dental Care for Diabetics [INFOGRAPHIC]
Did you know that your oral health can significantly affect your overall health? The reverse is also true; your overall health can impact your oral health. Chronic conditions, medications, and lifestyle choices can all leave a trace in the mouth. Diabetes is no … [Read more...]
Gingivitis. You've probably heard of it. It’s the dental problem with the funny name. But what does it mean? And how do you get it? Gingivitis is a common form of gum disease that causes irritation of the gums, swelling, bleeding and sometimes pain. You might not know you have … [Read more...]
Water Picks or Floss? Both!
Pressurized water has been used for everything from massages to cleaning grease off the driveway. Even dentists use water to clean our teeth, rinse our mouths and while filling our cavities. It only makes sense that someone would develop a way to clean your teeth with water! But … [Read more...]
What is a Periodontist?
If you’ve ever been referred to a periodontist, chances are that your gums are in need of some specialized care. Periodontists concentrate on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of severe gum problems. When your gums are inflamed, it can disrupt the tissue and bone that … [Read more...]