Gum Disease: Get the Facts [Infographic]

Gum Disease: Get the Facts [Infographic]

Gum disease, also known as periodontitis or periodontal disease, is a very common illness among adults. You may wonder, “What is it? What are its causes? And is it preventable?” When plaque isn’t removed by brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits, it can become...
What Causes Receding Gums?

What Causes Receding Gums?

Receding gums refers to gum tissue that has begun to pull away from the tooth structure, thus exposing more of the tooth and tooth root. What causes gum recession? Should you be alarmed if it happens to you? And can receding gums be fixed? Left untreated, gum...
Would You Be Able to Recognize Oral Cancer?

Would You Be Able to Recognize Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is deadly and it’s on the rise! Smoking and drinking alcohol can put you at high risk for developing this cancer, but there are many who are not a part of this “high risk” group who have also been affected by it. Would you know how to...
Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Having an x-ray is often a part of a visit to the dentist. In fact, dental x-rays are the only form of medical radiation received on a regular basis by many men, women, and children. But because x-rays involve exposure to radiation which can be harmful, some wonder,...

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