Month: May 2018

How to Benefit from Laser Dentistry

Lasers are one of the more notable aspects of advanced technology, but many people don’t realize that it’s also a common addition to many of today’s advanced dental treatments. For instance, procedures such as cosmetic gum contouring, which traditionally involve surgically trimming gum tissues with a scalpel, can be completed with significantly more comfort and… Read more »

How TMJ Disorder Affects Your Bite Function

Every time you open and close your bite, there are several different aspects of your oral health at work. Your jaw muscles and nerves control the movement, your jaw joints (TMJs) allow it to move, and your teeth distribute the pressure from your bite’s movement. When one of these components can’t carry their own weight,… Read more »

Signs that You Probably Have Gum Disease

Even if you know what gum disease is and the potential consequences it can have on your smile, you may not immediately recognize it if you start to show signs of it. That’s because the most common symptoms of gum disease aren’t obvious at first, and many people can experience significant periodontal troubles before they… Read more »

3 Easy Ways to Prevent Cavities

Cavities are the culmination of a few different things. For instance, if you have poor hygiene practices, then oral bacteria can accumulate more than usual on your teeth. If you snack often or indulge in sugar-rich snacks and beverages, then you give those bacteria what they need to produce tooth-eroding acids. Because there are several… Read more »