In recent weeks, several news outlets have opined on the relevance of three different studies that seem to suggest flossing is useless. A closer look at these studies however raises some serious questions.
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Black hairy tongue sounds like something out of a story, but it is a very real and often embarrassing condition caused by an excess amount of bacteria or yeast in the mouth.
Gum disease can affect you at nearly any age and, at some point, affects more than 90% of all Americans. In this presentation, our dentists share with you how gum disease can affect nearly every part of your body and the treatment options we offer. Additionally, we highlight that we offer the revolutionary Pin Hole Surigcal Technique, which is highly sought after for its lack of pain and discomfort.
Gum disease can cause horrible pain, swelling, and discomfort. It can also lead to horrible side effects like tooth loss and even whole-body infections.
Although people suffering from eating disorders are usually able to hide this disorder from their friends and family, dentists can always spot the problems. The symptoms are obvious because eating disorders constantly bathe the mouth in acid, which can damage the teeth and the gums. So it's no wonder that dentists are usually the first to discover these disorders in their patients. There are three major symptoms that dentists look for:
Dental decay is a communicable disease so you have to be careful who you are kissing. In a recent study that was published in the Journal of Dental Research it was shown that mothers that have numerous dental cavities can increase the likelihood that their children will develop dental cavities as well. It is important not to kiss your children on the mouth to prevent transmission of the bacteria that cause tooth decay.
Mouth breathing can have dire consequences when it is left untreated in children. Some of the problems that are encountered in untreated cases are abnormal facial and dental development. Some of the abnormal development issues may include gummy smiles, crooked teeth, long and narrow faces. One of the main causes of mouth breathing is severe allergies that cause upper airway blockage predisposing the perso