These Foods Can Ruin Your Smile

With all the delicious sweets and tempting eats that are available in the world today, it can be hard to determine which ones are healthy and which ones are not. In terms of your oral health care, it can be even harder. Your teeth and gums could be at risk and barely show any short-term symptoms that tooth decay is... read more »

Preventing and Treating Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease, a relatively common dental condition affects 64.7 million Americans today? While common, this infection of your gum tissue should not be ignored as it can cause tooth loss if left untreated. It also increases your risk for diabetes and heart disease since the inflammation in the gums releases harmful bacteria throughout your body, so... read more »

Plaque: What You Need to Know

You’ve probably heard about plaque before--especially if you’ve ever visited a dentist--but do actually know what it is? Do you know what you can do to keep plaque at bay, stop it from forming, and the effect plaque can actually have on your smile? Plaque is a soft substance that builds up on your teeth. Plaque typically forms when there’s... read more »

3 Warning Signs of Gum Disease

If you're vigilant about your oral health, you know the dangers posed by gum disease. From tooth loss to heart problem, periodontitis can cause some serious health issues. While you're aware of gum disease and its effects on your health, do you know what to look for when it comes to early symptoms of the disease? It's important to know... read more »