Gum disease

How to Fix Gaps between Teeth

How to Fix Gaps Between Teeth Many people have gaps between their teeth. Most often, these gaps ( called diastema) appear between the two upper front teeth; however, gaps can occur between any two teeth. Teeth gaps can occur for a number of reasons. Sometimes smaller sized teeth will result in gaps. Habits such as [...]

By |2019-05-31T05:02:59+00:00May 31st, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, Smile Makeover|Comments Off on How to Fix Gaps between Teeth

Can Dental Veneers Cause Gum Problems?

Can Dental Veneers Cause Gum Problems? Dental veneers can help restore the aesthetic appeal and overall quality of your teeth. If you are concerned about having a yellowish color or gap in your teeth, then veneers are your best bet. However, is it safe for your gum, or does it increase your risk of suffering [...]

By |2019-05-17T07:03:58+00:00May 17th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease|Comments Off on Can Dental Veneers Cause Gum Problems?

How Often Do You Brush Your teeth?

How often do you brush your teeth? The standard that many people grew up hearing from their dentist is “Brush twice a day.” But when should you brush? What if you can only brush one time – when should you do it to be most effective? If twice is good then would four times be better? Is [...]

By |2019-04-27T07:22:18+00:00April 27th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease|Comments Off on How Often Do You Brush Your teeth?

Am I a Candidate For Dental Implant?

Tired of missing teeth? Are these missing teeth affect your appearance? Are you having a hard time enjoying your favorite foods? If you’re embarrassed by your smile, and asking yourself if you are a candidate for for dental implant? Dental implant is your first choice of replacing your missing teeth or your hopeless defected teeth. [...]

By |2019-04-12T06:48:48+00:00April 12th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental article, dental implant, Gum disease, Hollywood Smile, oral healthcare, oral surgery, Periodontal disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Am I a Candidate For Dental Implant?

Relationship Between Smoking and Gum Disease

Relationship Between Smoking and Gum Disease It is a common knowledge that smoking can lead to numerous adverse health effects such as throat cancer, lung cancer, COPD, and others associated with the habit. If you are a smoker, you might be concerned about your heart as well. But you shouldn’t neglect how this habit could [...]

By |2019-04-05T07:59:17+00:00April 5th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease|Comments Off on Relationship Between Smoking and Gum Disease

Can I get an Invisalign treatment if I have had a previous gum disease?

Invisalign and gum disease? Deciding to have an Invisalign is exciting and can be difficult in certain situations, but if you have had gum disease, the decision is harder and more important. First, you want to make sure that you see a dentist and stop the gum disease before you start any orthodontic procedure. Healthy [...]

By |2019-11-27T12:54:44+00:00March 8th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, Smile Makeover|Comments Off on Can I get an Invisalign treatment if I have had a previous gum disease?

Is It Normal That I Have Bleeding Gum?

This is a common question, about bleeding gum, we get from a lot of patients, but unfortunately, it is a common occurrence. However, the answer to the question is …  no, bleeding gum is not normal. The truth about bleeding gums is they are a sign of infection and/or irritation and can lead to serious problems [...]

By |2019-02-21T14:49:27+00:00February 21st, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth|Comments Off on Is It Normal That I Have Bleeding Gum?

Is Mouthwash a necessity?

Commercials & marketings on TV and shelves at your local drug store are full of promotions that advertise the necessary benefits of mouthwash, yet your dentist has never told you that you "should" be using it. This often leaves people wondering whether mouthwash is a necessary component of their oral health routine. With all of [...]

By |2019-02-09T11:54:24+00:00February 9th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth, periodontal disease & pregnancy|Comments Off on Is Mouthwash a necessity?

Can I Have Dental Implants If I Have a Gum Disease?

Am I Still a Candidate For Dental Implants? Gum disease is a common oral health condition that affects a large percentage of the population . Advanced periodontal (gum) disease can affect the success rate of dental implants – especially if the gum disease is not treated or if the condition has eroded bone or gum tissue. Having [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:26:38+00:00January 25th, 2019|Dental article, dental implant, Gum disease, oral healthcare, oral surgery, Periodontal disease|Comments Off on Can I Have Dental Implants If I Have a Gum Disease?

Dental Care Before, During and After Pregnancy

The belief that pregnancy drains calcium from your teeth and that you lose a tooth for every baby is false. However, you may experience some changes in your oral health during pregnancy due to a surge in hormones, which can exaggerate the way gum tissue reacts to plaque. Dental care is crucial at this stage, [...]

By |2019-01-18T12:05:50+00:00January 18th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth, periodontal disease & pregnancy|Comments Off on Dental Care Before, During and After Pregnancy