Dental Savings Program

Adams and Cheek Dental Savings Care Program

At Adams and Cheek Dentistry, we have listened to our patients and understand the need for an affordable alternative to dental insurance. To help all of our valued patients have a choice with access to the same excellent level of dental care, we are now offering our own Adams and Cheek dental savings care program.…

Facts About Gum Disease

What is gum disease? Gum disease is swelling or soreness of the soft tissue around your teeth. Gum disease is also more formally refer to as periodontal disease. Later stages of periodontal disease also affect the bones supporting the teeth. What causes gum disease? bacteria medication hormonal changes What are the symptoms? bleeding gums red,…

Dental Cleaning Frequency

How often patients have cleanings is determined by a number of factors. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind of answer. The most common intervals for dental cleanings are three months, four months, or six months. In rare cases, some patients require monthly or bi-monthly cleanings. Let’s look at some factors that determine cleaning frequency. Gum Health…

Heart Disease and Oral Health

The jury is still out on whether or not oral health directly affects cardiovascular health. However, it is difficult to ignore the similarities between gum disease and heart disease. Additionally, the similarities in the disease-causing bacteria are also apparent. Conditions Atherosclerosis Oral bacteria that cause periodontal disease (gum disease) have been found in hearts affected…

Is Flossing Important?

It’s a recommendation we make at every appointment, “Please be sure to floss daily.”  Or a question we ask, “Are you flossing?” Patients have heard it so many times over the years, we probably sound like broken records. Additionally, it may have patients wondering how important it really is to floss daily. Is there a…