Gum Disease

4 Secrets to Healthy Gums

According the the CDC, an estimated 64.7 million American Adults have mild, moderate, or severe periodontitis, otherwise known as gum disease. Common symptoms include red, swollen or tender gums, bleeding while flossing, persistent bad breath, or loose teeth. If you suspect you have gum disease, you should {{{{link id='50081' text='schedule'}}}} a dentist [...]

Does Mouthwash Actually Work?

If you’ve ever seen a mouthwash commercial, you know that they can supposedly do everything from fight bad breath to prevent cavities. But is it too good to be true that a quick rinse with some neon-colored minty liquid can change the course of your oral health? The answer is a little bit yes [...]

Health Risks Associated with Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most serious threats to your oral health. In addition to being the leading cause of tooth loss in America, gum disease is a chronic infection that can threaten your health in many ways. Understanding these different impacts can help you appreciate why you need to take better care of [...]

Red Wine Mouthwash?

Red wine seems to be in the spotlight in health-related news items these days. From helping fight brain toxicity to helping good bacteria produce a probiotic reaction in our digestion. Recently, researchers in Spain have tested these same effects and how they would relate to our teeth and gums and the results seem promising. [...]