If you have children, you know that brushing and flossing their teeth is probably not their most favorite thing to do! Yet it’s essential that toddlers, children and teens keep teeth and gums clean and healthy. Now is the perfect time to review your child’s oral health routine, because February is National Children’s Dental Health […]
Category: Tooth Care
Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs of a Dental Cavity!
Dental decay, or cavity, is a sneaky problem that may have no warning signs in the beginning. A cavity is damage to the hard surface of your tooth that can be caused by poor oral care, bacteria in the mouth or drinking too many sugary drinks. If mouth bacteria is not removed with regular brushing […]
Women’s Oral Health Quick Facts
General Population If pre-existing gingivitis, females who are menstruating have increased inflammation and crevicular fluid exudate. Women on contraceptives have an exaggerated inflammatory response with HIGH dose contraceptives. Additionally, long term use may affect attachment levels. Pregnancy The American Dental Association and the American Congress (formerly “College”) of Obstetricians and Gynecologists agree that emergency treatments, […]