Month: February 2015

An Education on Wisdom Teeth and Gum Disease

There are several problems that are often associated with impacted wisdom teeth (or third molars), the most prominent of which may be the discomfort that they cause. Though not everyone will have to deal with wisdom tooth impaction, those who do may only find reprieve by extracting the extraneous molars. However, discomfort is not the… Read more »

A Few Disturbing Truths About Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, more popularly known as gum disease, isn’t guaranteed to affect everyone, but it is common enough that everyone should be concerned about preventing it. If allowed to form, periodontal disease can also be destructive enough that everyone who exhibits it should be concerned about treating it. The best way to prevent gum disease… Read more »

Best Brushing Practices for A Healthy Smile

You have probably been brushing your teeth for as long as you can remember. You do this because it is one of the best ways to keep your teeth healthy, while preventing tooth decay and gum disease from occurring. While we applaud every patient who takes preventive care seriously, we have to ask: Are you… Read more »

How Do You Fight Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be an embarrassing problem that hinders your ability to comfortably interact with others. How do you fight bad breath? With good oral hygiene you not only maintain beautiful teeth, but you can enjoy fresher breath as well. Find out how something as simple as brushing and flossing can… Read more »