Severe Periodontal Disease Can Also Cause Systemic Inflammation

Hardened tartar at the gum line often occurs when an inconsistent daily oral hygiene routine fails to remove food particles and plaque from your teeth. The continual bacterial presence can cause periodontal inflammation. Also known as gingivitis, this early form of periodontal disease can cause your gums to appear red or inflamed gums, and they might also tend to bleed... read more »

Halitosis May Be Linked to Underlying Health Disorders

Halitosis may be linked to underlying health disorders. Halitosis, a symptom more commonly referred to as bad breath, is a disorder that results from foul odors originating from the mouth. Naturally, bad breath is caused by poor oral hygiene or infection in your mouth, but it can stem from deeper issues within your body as well. Bad breath symptoms are... read more »

Medication Can Affect Your Oral Health

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do to protect your teeth. The health of your mouth can actually affect the health of your entire body. For this reason, we recommend being conscientious of the medications you take and telling our dentist about any medications you take. There are more than 400 medications that can... read more »