Plaque and Tartar; Understanding the Basics

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Because dental plaque and tartar are the root causes of many oral health problems, it is important to understand what they are, how they form, and how to combat them. Plaque is a sticky colorless film of bacteria that is constantly forming on your teeth. Plaque is dangerous because the bacteria that it contains can… 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 »