Category: Preventive Dentistry

How We Help Kids Avoid Cavity Problems

Cavities can be a problem for both adults and kids. With that said, one issue that makes children vulnerable to decay is a lack of practice and understanding when it comes to preventive care. They may not do as much as they should to keep their teeth clean, and they can have a harder time… Read more »

How Gum Disease Affects Your General Health

How much harm are you really doing when you ignore your trouble with gum disease? It may surprise you to learn that when your periodontal health is not managed well, your overall health can pay the price! Over time, problems with gum disease will become more difficult to reverse, or even control, which can lead… Read more »

How Tartar Buildup Makes Your Smile Vulnerable

There are several benefits to maintaining a good oral hygiene routine, one that is both consistent and thorough. If you do a good job brushing and flossing each day, you can control your risk for difficulties with tartar formation. Tartar deposits cannot be removed through at-home care, and until their presence is addressed by your… Read more »

Tips For Preventing Or Addressing Gingivitis

Are you currently safe against gingivitis, or should you be more concerned than you are about the health of your gums? Problems with your periodontal health can affect you in more ways than you may realize. If you are not watching out for signs of an infection, one can form and gradually worsen, which can… Read more »

Warning Signs Of Oral Health Trouble

How much attention are you really giving your smile? Beyond brushing and flossing your teeth, are you looking out for any early warning signs of oral health trouble that you should bring up with your dentist? Do you feel confident that you know what signs of trouble you ought to watch for if you want… Read more »

Important Steps In Your Oral Hygiene Routine

The approach you take to cleaning your teeth on a daily basis will help you avoid potential problems like tooth decay and gum disease. Unfortunately, many people who feel they are doing enough to keep their smile healthy can overlook mistakes in their routine that make them vulnerable to oral health issues. One benefit to… Read more »

3 Problems That Better Oral Hygiene Can Prevent

There are several consequences to not properly maintaining your oral health. Cavities are a common problem, one that people tend to be familiar with, but this is not the only issue that can impact your appearance and well-being. Trouble with your gums and your general appearance can also impact you if you do not follow… Read more »

What Your Dentist Can Do To Maintain Your Periodontal Health

What are you currently doing to maintain healthy, problem-free gums? If you take care to thoroughly clean at the base of your teeth when you brush and floss, you can fight the accumulation of bacteria that can cause gingivitis. People who maintain good habits can protect themselves against this condition, just as they can protect… Read more »

Should I Change My Daily Oral Hygiene Routine?

Is it time for you to reevaluate your approach to daily oral health care? Some people wait until they have problems that call for restorative dental work to questions how they care for their teeth and gums. While this is certainly a good time to look for ways to change up your hygiene routine, a… Read more »

What Can Happen If You Go Without Teeth Cleanings And Exams?

Regular dental exams and cleanings are important to a person’s overall commitment to smile care. What can happen to someone if they stop scheduling these routine visits and only see their dentist when they think something is wrong? Without these visits, you become vulnerable to tartar buildup, and you can let problems form and worsen… Read more »