Your Guide to Dental Jargon

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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…

Make Flossing Everyday a New Year’s Resolution

All of us make New Year’s resolutions, but following through with them isn’t always easy. This year, we are challenging you to make flossing a part of your everyday dental hygiene routine. To help you stay diligent in 2018 (and beyond), we have put together some flossing tips and tricks.   Why Flossing is Important…