Category: Gum Disease

5 Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay & Gum Disease

Nearly all American adults experience forms of tooth decay and gum disease, most commonly in the form of cavities and gingivitis detected during routine dental visits. Cavities and gingivitis are common, and start as small concerns, but when left untreated they can quickly escalate to more severe dental disease. Despite what statistics may suggest, keeping… Read more »

What’s the Big Deal with Gum Disease?

On just about every commercial for toothpaste, mouthwash, or other dental care products, you’ll hear the announcer mention that the featured product is good for preventing cavities and gum disease. While you probably know why preventing cavities is a good thing (hello, toothaches and fillings), you might not know what all the fuss about gum… Read more »