Are Bleeding Gums “Normal?”

Are Bleeding Gums “Normal?”

Do your gums bleed while brushing and flossing? If so, what are you doing to help alleviate this problem? The truth is…most people don’t even see bleeding gums as a problem. As dental professionals, we are concerned that this is sometimes considered...
How Often Do You Smile?

How Often Do You Smile?

Why do we smile in photographs? Before the 20th century, it was very rare for a grin to wind up in print. In the early 18th century, one French writer expressed sorrow for “people who raise their upper lip so high…that their teeth are almost...
Children’s Dental Health

Children’s Dental Health

Children are honored each February when dental professionals around the country partner with the ADA to promote Children’s Dental Health Month. This annual tradition aims to show children the importance of proper oral hygiene. According to recent reports,...
Root Canals- What is the Controversy?

Root Canals- What is the Controversy?

Are Root Canals A Healthy Option? This is a frequently asked question. The answer is not the same for every person, this is due to our immune systems. There are a few things we can know for certain if you are faced with making this personal decision. Fact One: Our...
Bad Breath: Are You Kissable?

Bad Breath: Are You Kissable?

Do you consider yourself “kissable”? Many people who have bad breath odor can’t smell it on themselves. Nose Blindness, as it is called, keep us from smelling odors we are close to. Bad breath is not an easy topic. Your family and close friends may...
Sleep Apnea and Medical Issues

Sleep Apnea and Medical Issues

You may already know that Sleep Apnea is a leading cause of daytime sleepiness and disrupted sleeping patterns, but it also contributes to a host of medical problems.  Sleep Apnea is a breathing disorder that causes those affected to snore (often very loudly) and stop...