Gingiva

Your gums are the soft tissue that lines your mouth and surrounds the teeth. As well as making your smile look good, gums create a seal around your teeth that protects the delicate nerves from bacteria and disease. Healthy gums are pink and firm. Depending on age and poor hygiene can lead to the development of gum disease. This disease can …

Dental Plaque

Have you ever thought about gum disease? Dental plaque germs can cause permanent damage to your teeth. You can fight the germs with toothpaste, a toothbrush, and dental floss. There are a few different ways to protect your teeth and gums from disease and plaque.   What Is Dental Plaque? Just because your teeth look clean does not necessarily mean …

Halitosis

*medical term for bad breath* Approximately 1 out of 5 people suffer from halitosis. Most of the time, the cause for bad breathe is preventable and much more simple than you’d think. Very rarely a person’s bad breath may require medical attention.   Causes: Smoking- Smoking is a major cause of bad breath. It can cause multiple different oral infections …