oral health Tag

What do you think of when you hear the word acid? There are good chances that you recall the way you feel after eating the extra cheese double pepperoni pizza last week, with heartburn and indigestion, making you feel less than comfortable. You may also...

You’ve heard it all too many times before. Going to the dentist twice a year can help you ensure good oral health is maintained. During the visits, the dentists can also help inform you of preventative measures to take for any issues that may be...

The start of the New Year is the perfect opportunity to take better care of your health, including your oral health. January is a fresh start and ideal for establishing those healthy habits that will see you looking and feeling your very best. Whether it’s...

Do you know what the connection is between your oral health and heart disease? According to research by the American Heart Association, there has been a strong connection seen between gum disease and heart disease. At our Georgetown dental office, open 7 days a week,...

The diagnosis of gingivitis primarily is based on your dentist's professional opinion. This includes dental history along with an examination of teeth, gums, and mouths for signs of plaque or inflammation. Along with this, the pocket depth of the groove in between gums and teeth...

Did you know it's National Gum Care month! During the month of September, we'll celebrate by discussing all the dental issues our gums face. That way you can keep your gums healthy and happy! Celebrating National Gum Care is important to us because so many...

If you were to go back a century, you would find bad oral hygiene as a common problem. Even though there were dentists, people just didn’t take good care of their teeth or even visit their dentist regularly. Back then, dentistry focused on fixing the...

Not everyone is a fan of flossing. Some people floss too hard, jamming the floss into their gums causing them to bleed. Thankfully, you can use a Waterpik. They’re easy to use and don’t cause your gums to bleed. But which of the two is...

Plaque is one of those oral problems that just happens. It is nearly impossible to ensure you get every bit of particle stuck between your teeth or on its surface completely out. You can brush, floss, and take other measures for good oral health but...

Dental x-rays work in a similar manner as a regular x-ray. However, they are made to provide imaging of the teeth. With the help of dental x-rays, the dentist can analyze the health of an individual’s mouth. The x-ray machine employs low levels of radiation...