Understanding Advanced Gum Disease Can Help With Treating It

Our mouths are such an important part of our daily lives – eating, speaking, smiling, even sometimes breathing – so it’s at least as important to be sure to take care of it. But life perhaps does get in the way sometimes of our daily brushing routines, or our daily flossing routines, or our twice-yearly…

The Health of your Thyroid can Impact your Oral Health As Well

  The thyroid gland produces hormones needed for a vast range of bodily functions. In its normal state, it instills homeostasis across various systems in the body. But when it goes into an override or a hiatus, it can wreak havoc across various parts of the body, including your mouth. Thyroid dysfunctions are heavily linked…

Recurring Cavities Can Be Prevented

We have had patients sigh with resignation when they learn they have yet another cavity. Some even wonder if they will ever stop getting them. However, what they don’t realize is that recurring cavities can be prevented. They just need to take some extra time when brushing and flossing their teeth. Are Some People More…

Snacks That Are Dangerous for Your Oral Health

We have a reason why we insist that our patients practice healthy snacking. We know, all too well, how processed and sugary snacks can affect our patients’ dental health. That is why you need to steer clear of certain snacks, as they can increase the risk of periodontal disease and cavities. Instead, choose healthier alternatives…

Ways of Improving Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, you will need to readjust the methods you use to take care of your gums and teeth, especially if you are receiving chemo or radiation therapy. That does not mean you should stop brushing or flossing. You will just need to modify parts of your at-home care. It…

What Does Nerve Repositioning Do to Help with Oral Health Issues?

  Nerve repositioning is a common treatment procedure that is done to restore complete jaw and lip movement in a patient. Sometimes due to various reasons, people could lose movement in their jaw and this could create multiple dental issues as well as issues with their speech and eating ability. Nerve repositioning is a dental…