Category: Gingivitis/Gum Disease

Protect Your Teeth and Your Gums from Bacteria

Bacteria-rich biofilm, known as plaque, aggregates on surfaces throughout your mouth. That includes both your teeth and gums. You already know that you should be regularly brushing your teeth to remove this bacteria and prevent cavity formation. However, you may not be as conscious of your gum health. Your gums are just as susceptible to… Read more »

Learn More About Ultrasonic Scaling

If your teeth have led a relatively healthy life, you may be unfamiliar with ultrasonic scaling. However, if your dentist has recommended this treatment method, you may want to learn more about the process. Simply put, “scaling” is a procedure during which your dentist carefully accesses the roots of your teeth to clean away bacteria… Read more »

Ultrasonic Scaling Protects Your Roots

You may not be aware of this, but roots are the most vital part of your teeth. The roots of your teeth are what keep them firmly in place within your jaw bone. When the roots of your teeth are compromised, you may be in danger of losing the tooth itself. You give plenty of… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Ultrasonic Scaling

Even the term “ultrasonic” can conjure images of futuristic technology and science fiction aesthetic. However, ultrasonic technology is more prevalent and applicable for you than you may even realize. In fact, it’s sitting there in your dentist’s office. Ultrasonic technology has been applied to the scaling process to make it easier, more comfortable, and more… Read more »

What Is Scaling and Root Planing?

If you keep up with your oral health, you’re familiar with the basics. You brush your teeth regularly to disrupt plaque formation, and you floss to reach areas in your mouth that bristles simply cannot. However, you may not be familiar with how to best care for the innermost part of your mouth. Of course,… Read more »

Why You Have to Keep Up with Gum Health

Keeping up with every facet of your oral health is vital to the long-term viability of your teeth and your overall health. Problems with your teeth and gums can increase your risk of other conditions, and they only get worse when left untreated. You probably know that you should brush your teeth at least twice… Read more »

Use These Tips To Improve Your Brushing

Your teeth are a bit of an unsung hero for your body. They chew your food so you can digest it and stay energized, they help maintain your facial structure, and they let you express yourself with a nice big smile. You owe it to your teeth to give them the best care possible. Doing… Read more »