Lets talk about what happens now that you have gum disease…

Welcome back! Let's talk about what happens now that you have gum disease. People get gum disease all of the time. Believe it or not, you NEVER get rid of it. You're always going to have the bone loss and maybe even gum loss as well. The gum and bone loss actually create pockets to where the bacteria and tarter can settle in, get comfy, and live until cleaned out. Some times that takes a dentist or hygienist to clean out full because your floss and tooth brush aren't going to be able to get that … Read more

What happen when you dont get your teeth cleaned every six months gum disease…

Okay, so we've learned it's a good idea to get our teeth cleaned no matter what. Next up is one of the progressions that happen when you don't get your teeth cleaned every six months, there is a change in medications, some stress in your life or you could be genetically prone to it. This would be GUM DISEASE. Now, this is where the plaque and tarter in your mouth build up to a point that it starts eating away at your jaw bone. It's the body's response to the build up of too much bacteria and … Read more

How to try your best to not get implants bridges and dentures…

Now, we've learned the difference between bridges, implants and dentures.Next topic is how to try your best to not get implants, bridges and dentures, or how to keep your teeth for most of your life. I'm not saying that you'll never need a tooth pulled if you take care of your teeth. I had one pulled, and not due to a lack of care. I'm saying this is a good way to keep your teeth as long as possible. You see, dentistry is the epitome of the saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of … Read more

Tooth replacement the finale…

Chances are that you have come across many people in your life that have “summer teeth”.  It’s our cheeky term to define people who are missing teeth.  What we mean by summer teeth is “summer here, summer there, summer gone”.  As a person who grew up in the dental field, I don’t find this attractive. It was one of the points I had on my list of things for my future husband.  He had to have all of his teeth, or if he lost a tooth, he’d have it replaced.  (as I’ve said before, I have … Read more