Archive for July, 2015

Women and Periodontal Health: Special Considerations

Throughout a woman’s life, she will experience hormone fluctuations, due to causes both natural and otherwise, that will affect the health of her gums. Here we have highlighted four common life events for a woman that can result in periodontal related health issues: Puberty: During the pre-teen and teen years, a girl may experience swollen, […]

The Many Faces of Tooth Pain

Many people think that a painful tooth means they need a root canal treatment. While that is sometimes true, it’s not always the case. In fact, there are many other reasons that teeth can hurt! Here, we offer a guide to some common types of tooth pain and what that pain may be trying to […]

The Five Enemies of Tooth Enamel

It’s true: Enamel is the hardest substance in your body. However, it is not invincible! Our teeth are covered in enamel. It is the first line of defense against cavities and decay, the very substance that protects the interior, living parts of your tooth! No wonder it takes a beating! This all adds up to […]