Archive for July, 2014

Are Root Canals Safe?

Sometimes, while doing research on procedures on the internet, a patient may come across some concerning information.  And since the internet is an unregulated source of information, you may have guessed that sometimes that “information” is actually MIS-information.  Unfortunately, thanks to old rumors that have resurfaced over the last few years, the root canal has […]

The Warning Signs of Periodontal Gum Disease

Have your gums ever bled when brushing them? Bleeding gums is one of the first tell tale signs of periodontal disease when brushing or flossing. Many people experience bleeding gums when practicing oral hygiene but simply assume it is from brushing too hard or not flossing enough. However, bleeding of the gums is not normal […]

Five Surprising Cavity Killers

The Green Goblin of oral hygiene is an influx of cavities in one’s mouth. Most patients are aware that brushing and flossing is the central defender of cavities. However, few people know about these foods, drinks, or tips that may help prevent cavities and tooth decay. 1)   Cheese- Evidently, being cheesy isn’t always a bad thing. Casein, […]