Archives for March 2013

Tips for a Cavity Free Easter Basket

Yes, you can make a cavity-free Easter Basket that your children will love. While we all agree that we love to dive into a  Basket that is overflowing with marshmallow Peeps, chocolate bunnies and all sorts of other sugary treats we know that eating too much of this stuff is bad for our health and … [Read more...]

Smoking Plus Menopause May Equal Tooth Loss

Smoking has long been associated with losing teeth but women who are past the age of menopause tend to experience more tooth loss than men of the same age. A new study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association looked for reasons why this occurs. Postmenopausal women who have … [Read more...]

Receding Gums – What To Do

You noticed a couple of the signs of receding gums and wonder what to do next. The first thing to do is call your dentist and schedule an appointment. Most cases of receding gums are caused by gum disease so let's begin there. If your gum recession is mild your dentist may be able to get your gum … [Read more...]

Don’t Ignore Receding Gums

Receding gums should not be ignored. If you think that your gums are receding you should make an appointment with your dentist to figure out the reason why. Your dentist can provide treatments that repair the gum and prevent further damage. Gum recession occurs when the edge of the gum tissue that … [Read more...]

Abscessed Tooth Requires Care

Ignore your teeth and they'll go away... Ignore a dental abscess and you might go away! An abscessed tooth requires appropriate care or the infection can spread throughout the body. A dental abscess is an infection at the root of a tooth or between the gums and a tooth. This infection is usually … [Read more...]