With Valentine’s Day on the 14th, red is a popular color to see this month. If you notice that your gums are the same color as your red decorations or clothing, you may be experiencing a common issue with your oral health. February is Gum Disease Awareness Month. Gum disease is a serious gum infection accompanied by inflammation caused by bacterial growth along the gumline and around the base of the tooth. If left untreated, it can lead to serious complications with your oral and overall health. Read on to learn more.
With the holidays right around the corner, many of our patients are busy dealing with shopping, family events, and preparing to spend time with loved ones. During this busy time of year, we want to encourage our patients to still be mindful of their oral health. It is easy to get wrapped up in the holiday festivities and not care for your teeth properly. Unfortunately, this can lead to issues in the new year with decay and other dental concerns.
We love hearing all of the amazing summer plans our patients have been sharing with us the past few weeks. Whether you have a vacation scheduled or you are going to be spending time with loved ones at home, the summer is a time to enjoy the longer days and nights, children home from school, and an easygoing lifestyle. While summer is a time known for fun and freedom, we want to remind our patients to be mindful of their oral health so a dental emergency doesn’t ruin fun summer plans. Continue reading to learn more about how to care for your teeth this summer.
Did we recommend dental treatment the last time you visited the office and you have delayed or postponed scheduling your appointment. We know that many of our patients have been busy the last few months with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Now that the new year has arrived, it is the perfect time to focus on your oral health and schedule the appointment you postponed. Delaying a recommended treatment can only lead to further problems down the road. Continue reading to learn more.