Dealing With Bad Breath

Bad breath can ruin an otherwise great day. It can leave you self conscious every time you open your mouth. You could consider using mouthwash, but this may only be hiding a deeper issues. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to beat bad breath at the source. If you have bad breath, there are a number... read more »

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Do you feel you have positive oral health? Are you sure of your answer? You may be surprised to know many people do not know the dangers of gum disease and how it can affect your smile when you least expect it. Gum disease is caused by bacteria and plaque living on your teeth and along your gumline. That is... read more »

Bad Breath and How to Get Rid of It

Bad Breath. It can ruin your confidence during a social or professional encounter, making everyone there feel uncomfortable. Here’s what causes bad breath: Poor Hygiene Brushing and flossing poorly or irregularly can cause bacteria to build up in your mouth over time and when you eat, they feed on the food left in your mouth. The waste they leave behind... read more »

Coping with Dry Mouth

Do you have a hard time chewing, talking, or swallowing? Do you have a change in taste in your mouth and bad breath? If so, these are all conditions of dry mouth, a common condition where saliva production is decreased by the salivary glands in the mouth. In addition dry mouth may also cause the following: --Dryness in the mouth... read more »

Understanding Periodontal Disease and Ways to Help Prevent It

Periodontal disease, sometimes known as gum disease, can have a serious impact on your teeth, gums and overall health. Periodontal disease is an inflammation of the gum tissue caused by the excess buildup of bacteria and plaque. Excess plaque can cause the gum tissues to start to pull away from the teeth. The inflammation can damage gum tissues and over... read more »