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Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease. If not caught and treated, it can escalate to periodontitis … at this point the patient is at risk of infection and possibly tooth loss. If you are attentive to your daily oral care that includes brushing...

When Ben Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” he could have been referring to the practice of good oral health. The benefits of dental hygiene are not isolated to the mouth. Dentists and medical researchers have proven a direct...

Your infant’s teeth actually start forming in the womb. They can emerge anywhere from four to six months (some may start earlier or a little later – this can be different for everyone). Keeping baby’s teeth clean in those early months can be done by...

Everyone experiences a dry mouth occasionally … nerves before a big presentation, thirst due to exercise, medications that dry your mouth and nasal passages, or illness with a fever can all result in an uncomfortably dry mouth. But when this condition becomes chronic, you can...

Plaque building up in the mouth is one of the root causes of many dental health issues, from bad breath to tooth decay to gum disease. Regular oral care and visits to your dentist will help reduce this buildup and keep problems from becoming serious. What...

Usually applied to newly grown molars in children, dental sealants are designed to protect teeth in an effort to prevent the development of cavities. The sealant is applied to the occlusal or biting surface of the molars, which are typically uneven with ridges and grooves....

Sensitive teeth can occur naturally, but in most patients there is a particular factor that leads to the development of tooth sensitivity, though it can be difficult to deduce the precise cause. In some cases, a single tooth is sensitive, possibly indicating a need for...