What is Gum Disease?

What is Gum Disease?

“What is gum disease?” you may wonder after a chat with your dentist. A term that ecompasses a variety of situations and needs, gum disease is also common, affecting almost 1 in 2 adults in the United States alone. That number goes up even more for older adults as...
Who Needs Orthodontics?

Who Needs Orthodontics?

A beautiful smile can be the very thing that sets you apart from the crowd. But did you know that seeing an Orthodontist is more than simply cosmetic? If you’ve been wondering who needs Orthodontics, and whether it’s something you should consider, there are many...
Is Gum Disease Reversible?

Is Gum Disease Reversible?

Gum disease is a common problem, affecting half of adults in the United States. The older an adult is, the more likely they are to have experienced gum disease, whether the more mild gingivitis, or the more advanced periodontitis. So what can one do? Is Gum disease...
How to Spot Gum Disease

How to Spot Gum Disease

Gum disease can be a silent problem, but it is surprisingly common, with 1 out of 2 adults experiencing some form of gum disease. The good news is, in its earlier stages it is easily treated, and prevented by the simple act of daily brushing and flossing. It can fly...
75 Years of Fluoride

75 Years of Fluoride

This year is the 75 anniversary of one of the biggest breaks in preventative dentistry: Fluoride in water! The History of Fluoridation Following a study by Dr. Frederick McKay into children whose teeth were stained with what was called “The Colorado Brown Stain,” but...