Choosing the Right Toothpaste

Choosing the Right Toothpaste

Go shopping at any store to purchase toothpaste and you will likely find an aisle full of various options.  How do you begin to choose what toothpaste to use? It’s important to think about your individual dental needs to select the best option. Let’s start with the...
Understanding Gingivitis

Understanding Gingivitis

Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums (gingiva) and it also the early stage of gum disease.  Most often it occurs because a film of bacteria, also known as plaque, has accumulated on the teeth.  This is called Dental Plaque-induced Gingival disease. Plaque will...
How to Treat Bleeding Gums

How to Treat Bleeding Gums

Reasons NOT to Ignore Bleeding Gums Often people brush their teeth and find that their gums are bleeding, even just a little. Seems like it is easy to blow off, but let’s discuss the reasons that you shouldn’t. Bleeding gums are the first stage of Gum Disease, called...