Diabetes and its contribution to gum disease

Diabetes is a terrible disease with an enormous impact on the lives of those affected. There are numerous health risks and side effects of the disease for diabetes patients and among those is the risk of periodontal (gum) disease. If diabetes sufferers fail to properly control sugar intake, the higher levels of glucose in their […]

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Dry mouth (xerostomia) and its contribution to periodontal (gum) disease

A dry mouth (xerostomia) is a condition where the salivary glands fail to produce enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. Once this happens, there is no way for food debris or bacteria to be washed from the surface of teeth and this can greatly increase the chances of cavities and periodontal (gum) disease. Although […]

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How a Root Canal Will Protect Your Tooth

When a tooth has been infected or badly decayed, it can cause severe pain and lead to other dental complications. Failing to treat the tooth can cause long-term consequences because the tissue around the tooth can become infected. Eventually, an abscess can form around the tooth. If you are experiencing pain or your dentist has […]

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3 Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening Treatments

Do you want a bright, dazzling smile? A walk down the dental aisle at the grocery store will uncover many at-home teeth whitening kits that promise good results. But, do these do-it-yourself solutions work? The truth is that professional teeth whitening is much better than drugstore products. Here are three reasons why you should choose […]

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