Month: August 2017

Uncover An Impacted Tooth

Crooked, misaligned teeth may make you feel less confident. Your smile should boost your confidence and leave you feeling ready for the world. Your misaligned smile can also lead to tooth decay and health issues. Correcting a misaligned bite may be made more difficult by impacted teeth. Impacted teeth are ones that never fully erupted… Read more »

The Problem With Receding Gums

Gum recession can be scary and intimidating when you notice it. The gums will start to pull away exposing the roots of your teeth. It can be caused by gum disease, injury, intense tooth brushing, or even just genetics. Certain lifestyle choices like tobacco smoking or excessive alcohol consumption can cause your gums to recede,… Read more »

Periodontal Disease And Your Systemic Health

Periodontal health is the health of your gums and dental health is the health of your teeth. As your teeth and gums are literally connected, it may be easy to determine that they have a very symbiotic relationship. Dental issues can impact your gums and issues with the gums can impact your teeth. The link… Read more »

Early Signs Of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is incredibly common among adult Americans. Gum disease is hard to spot in its early stages. It often causes no pain and shows very few visible symptoms. As gum disease worsens, it can cause severe problems to both your oral and overall health. Gum disease can be treated… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Prevent Bone Loss

Losing a tooth as an adult can be stressful. It usually comes with from some sort of pain instead of a visit from the tooth fairy. Replacing a tooth that has been lost is important to restore function in appearance, chewing, and speaking. But replacing a tooth is also important for the health of your… Read more »