Morning Breath or Halitosis?

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Morning Breath or Halitosis?

We have all experienced bad breath at some point. However, there is a pretty big difference between “morning breath” and bad breath that can’t seem to be cured by even the strongest of breath mints. Halitosis, or chronic bad breath, remains for an extended amount of time and often isn’t fazed by mints, mouthwash, or…

Your Guide to Dental Jargon

Dentists and dental hygienists use a lot of words to describe parts of your mouth, problems, and procedures. In fact, it often seems as though dental terminology is a language of its own. Here is a list of some of the more common terms you may hear at the dentist and what they mean. Abscess:…

Gum Disease: Awareness and Prevention

  The national campaign for Gum Disease Awareness month is aimed at raising awareness of the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options associated with this disease.   But what exactly is gum disease and why should you care?   Gum disease is an infection of the tissues and structures surrounding your teeth. There are different…