Your oral health can be a powerful predictor of your overall health. If you have periodontal disease, gum inflammation, cavities, or tooth loss, you’re at a higher risk for several chronic diseases. Here are some of the ways that oral health and chronic disease are related. read more →

11 Mar 2019
March 11, 2019

Gingivitis: What You Need to Know

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In the United States, roughly 80% of all adults have some form of gum disease. Gingivitis is the earliest, most treatable stage of gum disease. It is caused by a sticky mix of bacteria and food debris known as plaque. If not quickly removed, plaque hardens into tartar, irritating the gums and raising the risk.. read more →

Teeth whitening is a wonderful way to brighten teeth that have lost their luster. All teeth gradually discolor over time, though, so even professional whitening does not last forever. How often you should whiten your teeth depends on a number of factors. Here is what you should know. read more →

Mouthwash is incredibly popular, but there is controversy about its ability to do much that a breath mint cannot. For many people, brushing and flossing are routine, but mouthwash only enters the picture before a hot date or a big job interview—whenever sparkling fresh breath is essential. In reality, though, mouthwash can be a highly.. read more →

11 Apr 2018
April 11, 2018

7 Tips to Protect Your Teeth

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The exterior surface of your teeth is a hard, strong substance known as enamel. It protects the delicate interior structures of your teeth, and gives you a shiny white smile. However, enamel can become worn down and even decayed over time. Here’s how to keep your pearly whites structurally sound and looking their best. read more →