Category: Preventive Dentistry

Got a Bad Breath Problem? Here’s What You Should Know

The most concerning thing about your persistent bad breath may be the fact that it could be a source of endless embarrassment. However, what’s even more worrisome is that, if your bad breath persists, then there may be a serious problem with your oral health that will only grow worse over time. Today, we examine… Read more »

Why Gum Disease Is About More than Oral Health

When your dentist warns you about gum disease, the most prominent warnings usually center on the effects that the condition can have on your oral health. For instance, chronic inflammation is a signature characteristic of gum disease, and left unchecked, it can destroy your gum tissues and jawbone structure. As a result, the disease is… Read more »

3 Things Dental Checkups Help You Avoid

Dental checkup appointments are an essential part of keeping your smile healthy for several different reasons. For instance, your visits include professionally cleaning away harmful plaque and tartar deposits from your teeth and gums to prevent the development of dental disease. Your visits also include thorough examinations by your dentist, which can often include the… Read more »

Tips to Reduce Your Risks of Toothaches

Toothaches are so common that many people think they’re just a routine annoyance. Usually, however, the discomfort is the result from something more serious, like a cavity or the recession of your gum tissues. While you might not immediately realize that toothaches are preventable, you may recognize that the common causes of it are, as… Read more »

Get to Know Cavities Better

Cavities are common enough that you may have already experienced at least one. Fortunately, today’s advanced dentistry can help patients recover from any stage of tooth decay (the condition that leads to cavity development). However, one of the reasons why cavities are so common is because people don’t always realize how easily they can be… Read more »

Think You Know Gum Disease?

Gum disease is one of the most recognizable chronic dental conditions. It’s even the star of a wide variety of marketing campaigns for dental hygiene products. Yet, despite its popularity, there are many things about gum disease that you might not realize, like what it could mean for your long-term oral health or how it… Read more »

3 Ways to Prevent (Almost) Any Dental Health Issue

Prevention is the goal of every dental treatment, not just preventive care. For instance, if you have a damaged or infected tooth, then restoring it as soon as possible is necessary to prevent your tooth from suffering more damage. Nevertheless, preventive dental care is the backbone of a lifetime of good dental health. Along with… Read more »

Don’t Ignore Bite Problems

When you wake up and experience a day like any other, except for the fact that you notice a bite problem, you may think to yourself that you should probably just ignore it. However, if that new sensation lingers for another day and another, it is going to be in your best interest to do… Read more »

Sore Jaw Quiz: Is It TMD?

When you notice that you’re experiencing a sore jaw, it’s very easy to instantly assume you are suffering from TMJ disorder (TMD). It’s also very easy to convince yourself that everything is just fine if you are not very excited about the idea of coming in for a visit. Fortunately, sorting the details out isn’t… Read more »

3 Things Making Your Sore Jaw Worse

Do you have a sore jaw? Whether you have already found out through a diagnosis with our practice that you have TMJ disorder or if you are just beginning to seek out details regarding your pain, we have suggestions. If you take special care to avoid a few habits that can make matters worse, you… Read more »