Tips for Preventing the Progression of Gum Recession

Gum recession is a condition that involves your gums being so irritated that they shrivel up and move away from the base of the teeth. This exposes the tooth roots, causes an unattractive smile, and even compromises the jawbone (if it gets bad enough). Typically, brushing too hard, plaque buildup, and the wrong oral hygiene tools can cause this condition.... read more »

Tips for Avoiding Tooth Hazards

Brushing and flossing every day is definitely an effective method for caring for your teeth. It’s also imperative to always perform safe and efficient lifestyle choices so your teeth have the best opportunity for success. Our dentist, Dr. Sarah Frye has some tips for protecting your teeth. Listed below are keys to tooth hazards that should be considered: - Contact... read more »

Periodontal Disease Threatens the Oral Health of Millions of Americans

Periodontal disease is a technical term used to describe the chronic inflammation or infection of gum tissues. Every year this preventable condition afflicts the oral health of millions of Americans. In fact, the American Dental Association estimates that nearly half of people age 30 and older have some form of periodontal disease. At the same time, the Centers for Disease... read more »