Braces and Brushing

Once your new braces are on, you might have trouble seeing your teeth for all of the hardware in your mouth. But trust us: your teeth are still there, and they still need you to take care of them. Before you have your braces placed, you should see your dentist for a cleaning and exam to make certain that any... read more »

What Is Gum Disease?

What happens when you don’t brush and floss every day? Besides having bad breath, neglecting your daily brushing and flossing will allow oral bacteria to build up and inflame your gum tissue. When this happens you will be feeling the effects of early gum disease, or gingivitis. If oral bacteria is not regularly removed, it develops into a sticky film... read more »