What is Periodontal Disease

What is Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a very serious health condition that can only be diagnosed by your dentist. Learning about this disease, the warning signs, and its treatment is essential for anyone concerned about their oral health. What is...

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Tooth Erosion

Tooth Erosion

What is Tooth Erosion? Tooth erosion is the irreversible breakdown of the teeth caused by one main culprit- Acid. Over time, the acid in the things you eat and drink can wreak havoc on your teeth. Beverages like fruit juices, soda and coffee have high levels of...

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The Causes of Periodontal Disease

The Causes of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a serious medical issue. It’s important to know the causes of gum disease so that you can see your dentist as soon as possible if you feel you’re at risk. The earlier periodontal disease is detected, the better chance you have...

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Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and Root Planing

Gum disease, or Periodontal disease, is inflammation and infection that affects the gums surrounding the teeth. Gum disease is a serious medical issue that requires immediate attention from your dentist. If left untreated, the gums can begin to pull away from the...

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Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal Maintenance

Once you’ve been diagnosed with periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, your dentist will make a plan for your treatment, including periodontal maintenance. Periodontal maintenance is the care that takes place after you’ve already received treatments like...

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Sip and Snack All Day? Risk Decay!

Sip and Snack All Day? Risk Decay!

We’ve always been told that “we are what we eat.” Although that may not be entirely true, what we eat, and drink, can affect not only our overall health but the health of our teeth as well. For dental health, it’s not just about what you eat, but when you eat it....

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The Cons of Teething Rings for Infants

The Cons of Teething Rings for Infants

The teething phase can be difficult for both infants and their parents. Pain from growing teeth protruding through babies' sensitive gums can cause irritability, loss of sleep and even stomach issues for some infants. You may be tempted to give your baby a teething...

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Common Beverages That May Stain Your Teeth

Common Beverages That May Stain Your Teeth

Everyone wants a whiter smile. Unfortunately several of your favorite beverages can stain your teeth if you drink them regularly. Let's look at which beverages cause dental stains, why they do and what you can do to prevent it.  Coffee Coffee is probably the biggest...

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Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy

Many,many years ago, our first recognized dentists would remove a diseased or injured tooth as there was no means to restore it and maintain functionality. Today however, it is very common to know someone who has had root canal therapy to save a tooth – perhaps you...

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Healthy Mouth Healthy Body

Healthy Mouth Healthy Body

It may seem farfetched, but your mouth can be considered the window to the health of your body. Certain chronic diseases can increase your risk of gum disease such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or emphysema. Additionally, certain lifestyle choices...

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History of Dental Implants

History of Dental Implants

A dental implant is a surgical component that is inserted into the jaw bone to act as a root of a tooth. It then supports dental objects like crowns, bridges or dentures. Inserting dental implants is a very common outpatient surgery that should be discussed with your...

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The Most Common Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

The Most Common Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Cosmetic dental procedures are performed every day by dentists all over the country. Their main purpose is to improve the look and appearance of your smile. Here is a closer look at some of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures. Teeth Whitening Everyone looks...

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