Gum disease is one of the most widespread illnesses across the world. If it’s not too serious, it can be reversed by improving on oral hygiene and regular dentist visits. But if periodontitis is left untreated it can lead to tooth loss and bone loss. Infection of the gums and teeth leads to bone inflammation. […]
A dental abscess is infection and accumulation of pus forms inside the teeth or gums. An abscess can be caused by bacteria buildup from plaque. If plaque is not removed by regular, proper brushing and flossing, the bacteria can spread within the soft tissue of the gums and result in an abscess. The main symptom […]
Porcelain veneers are a great option for improving one’s smile. But have you ever wondered exactly how porcelain veneers are made and how long it takes? Dr. Grant Olson, a dentist in Springfield , MO, explains. Porcelain veneers can be used to conceal chips, stains, gaps and even minor misalignment of teeth. They last decades […]
If someone told you that toothpaste is not only good for keeping your teeth clean and shiny but also for your heart health, what would you be thinking? The truth is that the healthier your mouth is, the healthier your entire body is. Good oral hygiene is a key component of cardiovascular health. The bacteria […]
Recent studies have shown that foods with lactic acid, such as yogurt, are good for the health of your mouth. Dr. Shimazaki of Kyushu University in Japan conducted this study and stated that consuming yogurt and other lactic acid, but not milk and cheese, were associated with better periodontal health. Gum disease is a bacterial […]
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