In 2006 International Kissing Day was established and it’s celebrated on July 6th. In our society, a kiss is a sign of affection or a warm greeting. Did you know a single kiss can spread up to 80 million bacteria? We are not born with the bacteria that cause cavities. Studies have proven that parents […]Read More What’s In a Kiss?
Can you believe it; the holiday season is already here! It’s time to start digging out family recipes, decorations, and all those holiday goodies buried in your closet. Schedules are everywhere from family gatherings to local festivities. Peppermint, gingerbread, and pumpkin are holiday classics! What is your favorite holiday dish? We all know that sugary […]Read More Navigating the Holiday Table
Have you ever had something caught in your teeth for days? It’s likely because it was lodged deep between a tooth and your gums. That gum tissue is what keeps our chompers in place. There are three stages of gum disease and all are treatable. The mild form of gum disease is Gingivitis. This is […]Read More 4 Risk Factors of Gum Disease to Discuss with Your Dentist
What is scaling and root planing? When is it recommended? As with many aspects of general dentistry, scaling and root planing is a treatment related to keeping your mouth free of gum disease. Your routine appointments and your home care are preventative measures to maintain your oral health; but as nice as it would be […]Read More Dental Deep Cleaning for Healthy Gums
You’re a good person – you pay your taxes, pick up litter, and make it to the dentist every 6 months. Now you’re being told you may need a deep cleaning…but don’t you clean your teeth every day? And isn’t a deep cleaning what the dentist always does? Not quite, although we know it can sometimes feel […]Read More Deep Cleaning: What it means to you
Mouth and Body Go Hand-in-Hand Did you know that poor oral health care can be the cause of many different health issues within your body itself? There are many connections between taking care of your mouth, teeth and gums and the rest of your body. People with gum disease have a 40% increased risk of […]Read More 7 Serious Health Concerns That Also Affect Your Teeth
Facts About Dental Myths With the magnitude of information available to us these days, it’s harder than ever to separate facts from myths; especially when it comes to your health. There are a million dental related myths that might steer you in the wrong direction when it comes to a healthy smile. It’s important to […]Read More Common Dental Myths Debunked