Month: March 2020

How to Be Better at Preventing Gum Disease

Caring for your smile is almost second nature to most people, but doing it effectively can take more skill and attention than people often realize. For example, when it comes to gum disease, which is one of the most common chronic oral health concerns, preventing its formation seems simple. Yet, nearly 70% of adults will… Read more »

Why Do Most People Get Tooth Decay?

With the advanced state of modern dentistry and all we know about preventive dental care, you may be surprised to learn that a large majority of people still experience tooth decay to some degree in their lives. Tooth decay, which is the infection in your tooth structure that leads to cavity development, can range from… Read more »

When Bruxism Threatens Your Teeth

One of the biggest problems with bruxism (chronic teeth-grinding) is that patients don’t always realize when they have it. Unlike some oral health concerns, like cavities or gum disease, some of the symptoms of bruxism don’t really become noticeable until they become severe. That includes significant damage to your tooth structure, as well as several… Read more »

Things You Need to Remember if You Have Gum Disease

Some of the more serious consequences of gum disease aren’t always immediately noticeable until the disease has already grown severe. For instance, it’s the leading cause of adult tooth loss when it’s allowed to grow severe, but until then, the symptoms of gum disease might go largely unnoticed if you aren’t diligent about your oral… Read more »