Archive for May, 2016

Other Factors of the Mouth-Body Connection

How serious do you take your dental hygiene? Over 90% of adults in America admit to being afflicted by tooth decay in at least one of their permanent teeth. Nearly 80% have gum disease to some extent, which is incurable once it takes a hold. Nevertheless, many people do not consider such dental issues a […]

How and Why You Should Stop Snoring

It only happens while you sleep, but your penchant for snoring can affect several different aspects of your everyday life. If you snore loud enough to keep your partner awake at night, the tension can place a strain on your relationship, as well as deprive your sleeping partner of necessary rest. If you don’t stop snoring, […]

What is Periodontal Scaling & Root Planing?

Dental cleanings are, or at least should be, the most frequent reason for visiting your dentist. However, sometimes, a dental cleaning isn’t enough to clean the plaque and tartar from your teeth, such as when the biofilms develop out of sight on the roots of your teeth. In such cases, periodontal scaling and root planing […]