Preventive Care: Get Ahead of Your Health

What is preventive care? Preventive care is the practice of caring for your teeth. In doing so, it increases teeth health while avoiding major health concerns like cavities, gum disease, enamel wear and other issues. The American Dental Association recommends visits...

Interdental Cleaners

What are Interdental Cleaners?Interdental cleaners are tools used to clean your gums and between your teeth. Interdental cleaners include floss, toothpicks, waterpiks and other flossing tools. Interdental cleaning removes plaque and leftover food debris from between...

Chewing Gum: Is it Good for Your Teeth?

Chewing Gum History Chewing gum has been around in various forms since ancient times. Today, the base for most gum products is a mixture of synthetic materials (waxes, elastomers, and resins in various proportions). Many consumers consider gum to be a type of candy,...
Let’s Talk Health: Missing Teeth

Let’s Talk Health: Missing Teeth

Missing Teeth If you are missing one or more of your adult teeth, you’re not alone; an estimated 178 million Americans have the same condition. Numerous people try to manage without all of their teeth and suffer from some of the common problems that go with the...
Let’s Talk Health: Gum Disease

Let’s Talk Health: Gum Disease

What is Gum Disease? Periodontitis, commonly called gum disease, begins with bacterial growth in your mouth. If not properly treated, this could lead to tooth loss due to the destruction of the tissue that surrounds your teeth. Gingivitis is gum inflammation and...