Tips for Finding a Dentist

So, you need to find a dentist? Perhaps you’re new to town, or your dentist of 20 years has just retired? Maybe you have certain ideas for your dental care, and your current dentist isn’t meeting expectations. Whatever the case, finding a dentist from scratch can be daunting enough of a task that you may… Read more »

Alkaline Diet Can Reduce Gum Disease Symptoms

PH levels in the body are connected to overall health. When there is too much acid in your system, inflammation occurs, and can cause a host of health issues, including problems like gingivitis (early gum disease) periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and tooth decay. Many people find that achieving an acidic-alkaline balance (balanced PH level) through… Read more »

Toothbrush Basics

Your toothbrush is an important instrument. It not only keeps your teeth clean and helps maintain your oral health, but it is instrumental in maintaining your overall health too. If you don’t use the right toothbrush or you don’t use your toothbrush properly, you are not effectively warding off periodontal disease which has been linked… Read more »

Hormones and Dental Health

Women experience many changes throughout their lives from puberty to menopause, and you may be surprised to hear that these changes affect their dental health. Hormonal fluctuations affect blood flow to the gums as well as the body’s response to plaque buildup. These changes put women at risk for oral health problems such as periodontal… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry

Twenty percent of the population fear going to the dentist. When you were a kid you would have to bite the bullet and go whether you were afraid or not. These days, dentists like to keep their patients comfortable. They know how important it is to attend routine appointments. How dental health affects your overall… Read more »