Oral Health Care 101: Mouthwash

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If you would like additional healthcare treatments that you can do at home beyond brushing and flossing, consider the use of mouthwash. However, not all mouthwashes function in the same way, and some are not designed to improve your oral health care but rather focus on improving the aesthetics of your smile. Listed below are… Read more »

Ancient Dentistry: A Historical Timeline

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Would you like to know how dentistry started? Its heritage reaches deeper than the roots of your teeth – even as far back as 12,000 BC. The following contains a short timeline of some of the most significant events in ancient dentistry: 12,000 BC: An ancient infected tooth in prehistoric Italy was cleaned with flint… Read more »

Are Your Gums Healthy?

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Did you know that your gums are an important part of your oral health because they surround and support your pearly whites? Or that gum disease, or periodontal disease, is one of the biggest causes of tooth loss in adults? This can occur because gum disease itself can be painless, so unless you are maintaining… Read more »

How Can I Treat My Gum Disease?

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If you are experiencing symptoms of gum disease—red, swollen, bleeding gums; persistent bad breath; or loose teeth—you should always contact for an appointment as soon as possible. Gum disease is easiest to treat when detected early. To fight the effects of gum disease, our team at may suggest one or more of the following treatments:… Read more »

Managing Issues with Chronic Gingivitis

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It’s estimated by the CDC that 47% of people over age 30 have gum disease to some degree. The earliest stage of gum disease, is known as gingivitis. Initial symptoms include: inflamed gums that might also bleed easily when you brush and floss. Many people with gingivitis also struggle with chronic bad breath. If gingivitis… Read more »

The Reason Your Gums Are Bleeding

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You probably know how important it is to remove plaque and you’ve probably heard that you should brush and floss every day—but do you know why? Sadly, plaque can lead to a variety of problems. Not removing plaque well enough could lead to gum disease, irritated gums, sensitive teeth, and damage to the jawbone. Unfortunately,… Read more »