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Gingivitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Gingivitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

What Is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is an inflammation and bacterial infection of the gums or soft tissue that surround the teeth. It causes the gums to bleed, and if left unattended, gingivitis can affect the bone and supporting structures of the teeth and cause a more serious infection called periodontitis. Gingivitis usually progresses to periodontitis (gum disease). However, with proper dental … Continue reading

How to Reverse Receding Gums

How to Reverse Receding Gums

Receding gums is a common dental problem, especially in patients over the age of 40. Receding gums is a slow process in which the gum tissue moves away from teeth. More of the tooth is exposed. It usually goes unnoticed because it occurs so gradually. The first sign may be tooth sensitivity, or you may realize that your tooth looks … Continue reading

What Is a Root Canal?

What Is a Root Canal?

“You need a root canal.” Is there any other statement that strikes as much fear as these words uttered during a trip to the dentist? What is a root canal? It sounds scary. You’ve heard the horror stories. Let’s debunk these stories shrouding this enormously effective dental treatment. What Is a Root Canal in Plain English? A root canal is … Continue reading

How to Treat Periodontal Disease

How to Treat Periodontal Disease

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is considered a progressive disease for which there is no known cure. Fortunately, it is not necessary to lose your teeth to this disease. If you’ve been diagnosed with periodontal disease, you’re not alone. More than 65% of the population suffers from this disease. Fortunately, modern dentistry knows how to treat periodontal disease. What … Continue reading

TMJ Symptoms: Diagnosing Your Jaw Pain

TMJ Symptoms: Diagnosing Your Jaw Pain

What Is TMJ? TMJ, or “temporal mandibular joint and muscle disorders,” are, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (part of the National Institutes of Health), “a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and the muscles that control jaw movement.” As any sufferer knows, TMJ can be annoying but can become … Continue reading

Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Has someone you love suggested that your snoring may mean that you have sleep apnea? Are you inexplicably tired or have a hard time concentrating after a full eight hours of sleep? Let’s take a closer look at sleep apnea symptoms. In this short post, we’ll review what sleep apnea is and what its common symptoms are. Then, we’ll discuss … Continue reading

How to Clean Your Mouth Guard

How to Clean Your Mouth Guard

At your most recent dental appointment, your dentist may have fit you with a mouth guard, occlusal guard (often called a night guard), or other oral appliance. While it may take some getting used to, with regular use and proper care, your guard will protect your teeth for years to come. Follow these simple steps to care for your guard.