There are two types of diseases which commonly affect the gums. These are gingivitis and periodontitis. Together, both conditions are referred to as periodontal disease. Periodontal (or gum) disease is essentially an inflammation and infection which harms and destroys all… Read More
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Just like your teeth can affect your overall health, your overall health and wellness can affect the health of your mouth. But do you know what illnesses can affect the mouth? Let’s take a look at a few.
In a world where we judge ourselves as other people see us, people become very self-conscious about the way their appearances. People care about their appearances but seem to skip and important one. What about their teeth?
Are you consistently bothered by bad breath, known as halitosis? Bad breath can be the result of many things, most notably poor dental health habits. But what if we told you that your bad breath could be a warning sign… Read More
Believe it or not, researchers recently reviewed 14 studies published between 1990 and 2006 on the subject of stress and gum disease (periodontitis) and found a positive relationship between the two. “More research is needed to determine the definitive relationship… Read More
What are Receding Gums? Receding gums is exactly what it sounds like. It is the process in which the tissue surrounding the teeth slowly wears away, exposing more and more of the tooth and making it easier for disease-causing bacteria… Read More
Overtime, plaque – a sticky material made of bacteria, mucus, and food debris – builds up in your mouth. If not alleviated, this plaque eventually turns into hard deposits called tartar, becoming trapped at the base of the teeth and… Read More