Posts Tagged ‘ gum disease ’

How to Floss Your Teeth Correctly

courtesy American Academy of Periodontology Yup. You’ve heard it many times before. Brush and floss for a clean and healthy mouth. As a dentist, I personally say it, oh…roughly 30 times a day. And I really do mean it! Brushing and flossing are the most important actions you can take to protect your teeth. Flossing […]

The Connection between Oral Health and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a concern for everyone in the medical field, including dentists. October was Breast Cancer Awareness month. But for 1 in 8 women in the U.S., breast cancer is a year-round battle. With those odds, most of us know someone who has or will be diagnosed with breast cancer sometime in their lives. […]

5 Signs You Need to See a Dentist

Everyone, at some point in their lives, will have a problem in their mouth. Most often, problems are temporary or easily treated. But there are changes in your mouth that should cause concern and prompt a call to your dentist. Here are five symptoms you should never ignore: Toothache: In most cases, a toothache is […]

Pregnant? What You Need to Know About Dental Care

Dental care should be an important part of a pregnant woman’s prenatal plan With all the things going on in a woman’s body during pregnancy, gingivitis may not be on the radar of a mother-to-be…especially when she’s taken such care in her overall health. Compared to the other changes, gingivitis (i.e. gum disease) may be […]