Your Regular Dental Checkup Is Critical for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

In the grand scheme of things, cavities are just one small problem that can afflict your oral health. Indeed, there are many different aspects that go into maintaining the kind of healthy mouth that can last a lifetime. While brushing and flossing are essential daily measures that help prevent gum disease and tooth decay, your twice-annual dental checkup at Bright... 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 »