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Gum Disease

Gum Abscess Explained – Types, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

A gum abscess is simply infected tissues in the gums. There are good and bad bacteria that reside in the mouth and gums. If the bad bacteria build-up, they create tartar and plaque, causing tooth decay. In addition, bad bacteria can cause an infection if they find their way into an open tissue. When this [...]

Oral Problems Triggered by Stress

Oral Problems Triggered by Stress The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted our lives; there is lots of uncertainty in nearly everything we do or see. The world is battling a pandemic that isn’t showing any signs of ending or slowing down, and this has made stress a part and parcel of our daily life! Parents, [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Periodontal Charting

Everything You Need to Know About Periodontal Charting Periodontal charting or the process of measuring gum pockets is quite simple. The process is also completely painless when there are no infections involved. Anyone going for this procedure will hear their dentist calling out numbers while carrying out the process. These numbers denote the depth of [...]

Warning Signs That Say You Must Immediately See Your Dentist

Warning Signs That Say You Must Immediately See Your Dentist Life can get in the way of crucial things. We are constantly juggling between responsibilities, which, sometimes, leaves us with no time for anything. And then one fine day, we feel pain in some part of our body and realize we have ignored things for [...]

7 Reasons for Tooth Sensitivity

7 Reasons for Tooth Sensitivity Do you feel discomfort while flossing or brushing your teeth? Does taking hot and cold foods like coffee and ice cream cause shooting pains? These are all signs that indicate you might be suffering from tooth sensitivity. The good thing is, there are ways you can get rid of this [...]

Problems Caused by Poor Oral Hygiene

Problems Caused by Poor Oral Hygiene You may have heard the importance of good oral hygiene when it comes to preventing bad breath, cavities, or gum disease.  Making a point to brush and floss your teeth regularly, along with regular dental appointments, can help prevent these dental problems.  What many people don't know is the [...]

How to Protect Yourself from Cavities

How to Protect Yourself from Cavities When you’re at your local dentist for your routine cleaning and checkup, the last thing you usually want to hear is that they will need to see you back sooner rather than later to fix a problem. While some problems cannot be avoided and are only a matter of [...]

3 Signs That Your Oral Hygiene Routine Needs Help

3 Signs That Your Oral Hygiene Routine Needs Help One of the most important parts of keeping a healthy, beautiful smile is the care that you give your mouth and teeth at home. We take the best care of your teeth that we possibly can, when you visit our dental office in Troy for your [...]

Reversing Periodontal Disease – Treatments That Work

Reversing Periodontal Disease – Treatments That Work Periodontal disease is a condition of the gums that affects almost half of Americans over the age of 30. Despite vast improvements in dental care and oral health education in this country, adults and even children are still losing teeth at an alarming rate, due to the avoidable [...]

Troy Dentist: How Do I Know if My Gums Are Unhealthy?

How Do I Know if My Gums Are Unhealthy? Healthy gums are paramount to a healthy mouth. Many of our Troy area dental patients want to have beautiful smiles, and we can provide a full range of cosmetic services for those that need it. However, the first step to a beautiful smile is healthy teeth and [...]

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