Gum Disease Awareness Can Help You Protect Your Teeth and Gums

February isn’t just for Valentine’s Day; it’s also National Gum Disease Awareness Month. It is a time of raising awareness about gum disease and how it impacts your smile. Our goal this month is to explain how we diagnose and treat gum disease for a stronger, healthier smile (and body) since they are interconnected. Diagnosing Gum Disease To better help... read more »

The New Year Is a Great Time To Set Goals for Healthier Gums

The new year is officially in full swing, and many of us feel inspired to set goals for improving our health. If this describes you, don’t forget to include your oral health! A healthy mouth, especially healthy gums, is worth striving for, especially since good gum health protects you from tooth loss and even bone loss. Why Healthy Gums Matter... read more »

Treating Gingivitis Is Crucial for Keeping Teeth and Gums Healthy and Strong

Gingivitis is an oral condition caused by plaque buildup. This sticky, bacterial film coats the teeth and gums, leading to cavities and gum disease. Once this harmful bacterial film lingers in your mouth, toxins are released by the bacterial activity that irritates your gums. You’ll likely notice that they look red, are inflamed to the point of puffiness and tend... read more »