Americans Need to Floss More

Americans Need to Floss More

If you often forget to floss, you’re not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that almost 33% of Americans never floss. Another 37% don’t floss daily. The likely culprit? A lack of information on what makes flossing so key to your oral...

Could it be Gum Disease?

If you’re experiencing swollen gums, redness, chronic bad breath, or bleeding or soreness of the gums, you may be suffering from gum disease. Additional symptoms can include loose feeling or sensitive teeth, or teeth that appear the have lengthened. If you know...

New Findings in Oral Health

In the past several years, there has been a stark interest in the amount of periodontal diseases, and researchers have been taking notice. When research is conducted, it begins with studying previous case reports. From there, an estimation about the people affected by...

2 Other Major Gum Disease Myths Debunked

Myth 1: Bad breath affects everybody once in awhile. It’s not necessarily a sign of gum disease. Having foul smelling breath, or an unpleasant taste in your mouth, can be signs of gum disease, as well as other diseases affecting the mouth. If bad breath is a...

2 Myths about Gum Disease

Myth #1 – Gum disease is uncommon. This is untrue. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that nearly half of adults over thirty-years-old are afflicted with one form of gum disease. Clearly, gum disease is much more common than people...