What causes bad breath?

Bad breath happens to almost everybody, even to people who don’t care to admit it. While chronic bad breath (also known as halitosis) might have more serious causes, occasional bad breath can be prevented fairly easily with good oral care. WHAT CAUSES BAD BREATH? In...

What To Expect When Getting A Filling

What To Expect When Getting A Filling When your dentist tells you have a cavity, you really do need a filling to protect the tooth from further decay. When To Opt For Dental Filling In fact, if left unfilled, a cavity will only get worse and the decay might ultimately...

Diet and Periodontal Disease

Any food product that contributes to the growth of dental plaque has the potential to cause inflammation associated with periodontal disease that results from bacterial buildup in tooth biofilm (plaque). One of the sugars most responsible for enhancing plaque...

Diet, Caries, and Dental Erosion

Diet, Caries, and Dental Erosion Many years of research have established that dietary factors are directly related to dental caries and erosion. Significant risk factors for these abnormalities include fat and sugar intake in both children and adults. In fact, not...

Prevention and Treatment of Gingivitis

How To Prevent And Treat Gingivitis Fortunately, gingivitis is relatively easy to treat if you identify it early. The treatment starts with a trip to your dentist or dental hygienist for a thorough professional cleaning to remove tartar and plaque. Tartar is a hard...