Gum Recession and Periodontal Disease

Many people ask me what exactly is gum recession and what causes it. Gum recession is when the gums pull downwards from where they would naturally be connected to the tooth structure. Gum tissue ‘should’ connect to the tooth surface at the interface of the...

Superfoods That Help Prevent Cavities

It is well known that one of the main factors that encourages tooth decay is sugar. Many people try to limit their intake of sugar, but did you know many carbohydrates that we snack on can also raise your risk of developing a cavity? Certain types of carbohydrates can...

Getting Through Cold and Flu Season is Nothing to Sneeze At

It’s tempting to give up basic hygiene when you’re feeling under the weather but these tips for caring for your mouth can help you feel better sooner. Everyone knows that one of the best ways to prevent getting a cold is by washing your hands. But what if...

Dental Lasers Can Help Heal Cold, Canker and Denture Sores

Dental lasers are amazing. There are many types of dental lasers, some used for soft tissue, hard tissue or both.Dental lasers that are used on soft tissue can assist in healing oral diseases like gingivitis and periodontal disease by destroying bacteria and...

Acid Reflux Disease and Your Oral Cavity

For those that live with acid reflux disease they are all too familiar with the painful burning sensation that occurs when stomach contents come back up into the esophagus. Acid reflux disease otherwise known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) may also have...