Archive for the ‘General Dentistry’ Category

April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Oral cancer that is not treated immediately can be life threatening, so it's important to keep regular appointments with the dentist to make sure that your mouth stays healthy. April is National Oral Cancer Awarness Month, so if your due…

The Importance of General Dentistry

General dentistry is often the first line of defense for the oral health and hygiene of a person. A general dentist looks at the entire mouth and surrounding area to make certain that a person is healthy and that there…

Replace Those Old, Uncomfortable Fillings

In the past decade, dental technology has progressed at an astonishing rate, particularly cosmetic dentistry. Procedures that were unheard of several years ago are now becoming commonplace. Today's cosmetic dental procedures give patients the ability to improve the appearance of…

Sore, Bleeding Gums

Poor dental hygiene can lead to periodontal gum disease, such as gingivitis. The word periodontal means "around the tooth" and that is where gum disease occurs. Gum disease is the result of a bacterial infection due to lack of brushing…