Daily Archives: November 15, 2017

A periodontist is still a dentist, but these professionals have an additional three years of training to become specialists in all things related to your gums. This includes the prevention of gum disease, diagnosis of gum disease, and the treatment of gum disease. Sometimes, periodontists will even help patients with...

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What is sleep apnea? How can my dentist help?

If you snore and suffer from sleepless nights you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by a blockage of the...

Calcium and Vitamin D for Healthy Smiles

It’s no surprise that calcium is vital for bone health, but did you know that vitamin D may be just as important? Calcium and...

Healthy Snacks for Healthy Teeth

  Calcium is as important for teeth as it is for bones. When we eat and drink, acids wash away minerals in our teeth, and...

What Causes Gum Swelling?

Gum swelling is a term for inflammation of the gum tissue that can have numerous causes. Healthy, normal gum tissue should be firm and pink....

Is Chewing Gum Bad for Your Teeth?

Chewing gum has come a long way since it was first introduced. Most chewing gums now are made without sugar, the ingredient that caused...