Flossing: The Perfect Time to Check Your Mouth for Oral Health Issues

Like many patients, chances are you’ve been sitting in your hygienist’s chair, every six months or so, admitting that you don’t floss regularly. Flossing is an instrumental component in keeping your mouth healthy – free from disease and cavities. Because there is no instant gratification from flossing like there is from brushing, it’s often a…

Partially Erupted Teeth Can Lead To Gingivitis: Learn How Impacted Teeth Can Lead To This Common Oral Problem

Everyone is born with two sets of teeth; your primary (or “baby”) teeth, and your permanent teeth. Both are equally important to take care of, and equally susceptible to gingivitis. Gingivitis is gum inflammation that is primarily caused by bacteria in plaque buildup. With normal maintenance and good hygiene practices, it is possible to avoid…