Healthy Habits For a Beautiful Smile

Are you proud to show off your smile? Do you wonder what could be done to make it look better? Often times, the best way to improve the appearance of your smile is by making changes to your own habits. Let’s look at some healthy habits that contribute to a beautiful smile. Electric Toothbrush Everyone…

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…