What Is a Deep Cleaning, and When Do You Need One?
April 12, 2023
Regular brushing and flossing aren’t always enough to avoid tooth decay, tooth loss, gum disease, and other oral health problems. In addition to home oral hygiene practices, you need biannual ex...
Are Bleeding Gums Something to Worry About?
April 5, 2023
If you have noticed blood in the sink while brushing your teeth, you are not alone. Almost all adults experience some degree of bleeding from the gums at some point. A new toothbrush, vitamin deficien...
Gingivitis vs. Periodontitis
August 3, 2022
Gingivitis—a word most of us know from common television commercials that bodes ill for any mouth. While it may sound alarming, gingivitis is actually a treatable and minor form of gum disease. On its...
The Link Between Heart Health and Gum Disease
May 18, 2022
Recently, researchers have sharpened their focus on investigating the link between gum disease and cardiovascular health. While not everyone with gum diseases will develop heart problems, the two heal...