Can You Cure Gum Disease?

Did you know that around half of all American adults over the age of 30 suffer from periodontal (gum) disease? A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows an alarmingly high percentage of mild, serious, or severe gum disease in Americans. It may be surprising to learn that so many people suffer from gum disease. How can so many people be affected by it and not be doing anything to treat it? Unfortunately, most people don’t know that they are suffering from this oral health...

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When It’s Good to Lose A Tooth

The only good time to lose a tooth is when you’re young and your adult teeth are coming in, right? That may seem like the correct answer, but you might be surprised to learn that there are other instances when it is good to lose your teeth. Tooth extraction may sound scary, but it is more often beneficial for your overall oral health than not. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons for losing...

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What is Halatosis?

Halitosis is a fancy word for bad breath.  Everyone has experienced bad breath from time to time.  It’s perfectly normal.  In order to make sure that you have your bad breath under control, it’s important to brush, and floss your teeth twice a day.  Make sure not to miss brushing your tongue a couple times up and down.  Bad breath is caused when bacteria settles in your mouth.  People generally experience worse breath in the morning because they don’t produce as much saliva to wash away bacteria.  read...

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Dental Implants 101: Everything You Need to Know

It wasn’t that long ago when many people just assumed that dentures were going to be a part of their life. Whether the teeth were lost through accident, trauma, or decay, the most common solution was a dental appliance that may or may not have fit very well and required special care and interfered with eating your favorite foods. Dental implants have changed that perception, and now this is the most common way to replace one or more teeth that have been lost. The results we get from implants provide the functionality you need and the appearance you want. More specifically, though, the advantages of dental implants include: read...

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What Does a Full Mouth Rehab Include?

Are you concerned about the overall health of your mouth? Has your dental health declined? It’s possible that your dental health is in serious need of an overhaul. This is where full mouth rehabilitation comes in. If your overall oral health is causing you trouble, a full mouth rehabilitation might be what is needed to restore your smile. This post will discuss what a full mouth rehabilitation is, what it includes, and how to know if you need to have this procedure done.   Image source What is Full Mouth Rehab? Full mouth rehabilitation is a dental procedure that is designed to reconstruct one’s mouth. Using a mixture of different dental treatments, the dentist can essentially restore one’s oral health. read...

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