What is a Root Canal?

A root canal is a common dental procedure, but it might sound a little scary if you aren’t familiar with it. This post will tell you all about the process of getting a root canal and how you can help better your odds of not needing one. What Are Root Canals?Root canals are necessary if…

5 Steps to Prevent Gum Disease

It’s estimated that half of all adults in the U.S have periodontal or gum disease. While gum disease is common and treatable, it can lead to tooth loss and bone deterioration. Even more frightening, a growing body of research shows that gum disease may also contribute to the progression of more serious problems like diabetes…

How Oral Diseases Can Impact Your Overall Health

In a world overwhelmed by the treatment and prevention of heart disease, almost everyone is becoming familiar with medical terms such as HDL, Triglycerides and LDL.  There is, however, one other thing that could significantly reduce your risk for heart disease—GOOD ORAL HYGIENE. Although it is not usually written in all caps, that could change…