National Gum Care Month Is a Good Reminder for You To Prevent Gum Disease

September is National Gum Care Month, so let’s talk about everything related to gums. This month is a good time to reflect on your dental health and commit to taking better care of your gums. Sometimes, we forget your gums help keep your teeth in their place and functioning at top capacity. When your gums... Read more »

If You Have Dental Implants, You May Need to Keep an Eye Out for Peri-Implantitis

If you have had a dental implant to replace a missing tooth, you are in good company. Dental implants are a popular choice for those seeking an effective tooth replacement option. Since dental implants handily replace one or more lost teeth by replicating both the tooth root and the crown of the tooth, they appear... Read more »

Transform A Gummy Smile Into a Healthy Smile With Dental Crown Lengthening Treatment

If your dentist has recommended a crown lengthening procedure from a periodontist, you are not alone. While many people haven’t heard of crown lengthening before, it is a common treatment and can be done as a pre-treatment to having a dental restoration done. Crown lengthening can take care of a problem where you might have... Read more »

Bad Habits to Avoid If You Want Healthy Teeth and Gums

As humans, we are regularly developing habits throughout our lifetime, and they aren’t always good ones. Bad habits are quite common, and a lot of them are formed unintentionally. Many times we develop habits that aren’t good for us without being aware of it, but bad oral habits can cause problems, pain, and cost a… Read more »

What Do I Need to Know About My Gums?

A healthy, beautiful smile begins with healthy gums. Effective home care with brush and floss twice every day and routine professional dental “cleanings” can greatly reduce your chances of gum disease. Being lax with your oral hygiene care might result in a buildup of biofilm and plaque allowing bacteria to grow which over time can... Read more »

Good Oral Health Starts in the Home and Continues With Great Dental Care

Good oral health is essential for a healthy smile. The mouth is home to colonies of microorganisms like bacteria and viruses, and when controlled by daily brushing and flossing, your oral health can thrive. Conversely, consuming a high sugar diet that feeds the bad bacteria creates harmful acids that erode your tooth enamel and lead... Read more »

Aging and Dental Health: Don’t Let Time Rob You of the Healthy, Beautiful Smile You Deserve!

More and more people are keeping their natural teeth healthy for a lifetime of beautiful smiles. At any age, a healthy mouth is a valuable asset when it comes to looking and feeling your best. Getting older means taking care of yourself to continue feeling great. Like your body, your dental health requires daily attention... Read more »

National Gum Disease Awareness Month: How You Can Keep Your Gums Vibrant and Healthy!

In honor of February’s Gum Disease Awareness Month – a global public awareness campaign for preventing gum disease – our practice wants to help spread the word about this insidious disease. That’s because it can destroy your smile if it is left untreated. Fortunately, you can take action to help prevent this from happening! Gum... Read more »

Periodontal Health: A Beautiful Smile Begins With Healthy Teeth and Gums!

While your teeth seem like the “stars” of your smile, if your gums are in poor health they can weaken your teeth and their stability. The new year is the perfect time to take stock of your oral health, especially your gums. The easiest way to monitor your gum health is to have checkups to... Read more »

Safeguard Your Mouth This Winter by Limiting Cavity-Causing Sugar, Eating Healthy and Wearing an Athletic Guard

Winter is here and if you are exposed to the harsher weather, you could find yourself experiencing more cold and canker sores, chapped lips and dry mouth from the colder, drier conditions of the season. The good news is, there are steps you can take to protect your mouth, teeth, and gums during this time.... Read more »