General Dentistry

Things you should do to keep your gums healthy

When it comes to the health of your mouth, it’s not only about how straight your teeth are or how beautiful your smile is. You must not overlook your gums! Even if you don’t have cavities and have the best smile in town, you’re not immune to gum disease. Most people are unaware of anything…

Xerostomia: An irritating dry mouth syndrome

Saliva is required to maintain our mouths moist, clean, and digest food. It also protects the mouth from illness by regulating bacteria and fungus. When your mouth doesn’t produce enough saliva, you get a dry mouth known as xerostomia. Xerostomia is frequently caused by a side effect of certain drugs, ageing, or cancer radiation therapy….

Cavities: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Cavities, otherwise known as dental caries, are holes in teeth that form when acid erodes tooth enamel. People of all ages get cavities.  A cavity develops from unaddressed tooth decay. Holes develop over time because of factors that contribute to poor oral health, such as not brushing the teeth or eating a diet high in…