Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

Receding Gums 101: What Are Receding Gums?

One of the most common questions asked to dental professionals is: “what are receding gums?”. In simple terms, receding gums are a result of gum disease — causing your gums to have a “receding” appearance. What causes receding gums?...
How To Prevent Gum Disease In Your Pregnancy

How To Prevent Gum Disease In Your Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and wondering what effect your oral health might have on your unborn baby, the dental health experts at our dental practice want patients to know the facts about how oral health can impact pregnancy. There has been evidence that shows a...

Toxic Teeth: Smoking and Oral Health Issues

It is a commonly known fact that smoking leads to health problems such as lung cancer, but did you know that smoking and oral health problems often go hand in hand? In fact, smoking is the leading cause for almost 75% of gum disease in adults. This percentage includes...

Studies Reveal Link Between Gum Disease & Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association recently announced that studies have identified and confirmed a direct correlation between diabetes and gum disease. Not only are diabetics more prone to gum disease, but oral health problems such as gingivitis can also affect blood...