Entries by Staff Writer

What Is Gum Disease—And How Can You Prevent It?

When you brush and floss regularly, you’re not only taking better care of your teeth—you’re also working to prevent gum disease. Gum disease, also called gingivitis and periodontitis, is an infection in the tissue and bone areas that support your teeth. It’s caused by a buildup of bacteria. Gum disease can have negative effects on […]

The Advantages of Laser Treatment for Gum Disease

One part of dental health is taking care of your gums. Unfortunately, smoking, poor oral health, chronic disease, certain medications, and even genetic factors can affect the health of your gums. Still, it’s important to keep your gums healthy, because gum inflammation, also called periodontal disease, can have a negative effect on health throughout your […]

Take Advantage of Invisalign®

Are your teeth not as straight as you’d like them to be? Invisalign® is an excellent way for older teens and adults to straighten their teeth. It’s easy to use and has great results. Invisalign works similar to braces, but you don’t have metal in your mouth. Instead, you are fitted with a custom device that […]