Do You Know the Cause of Dental Decay and Gum Disease? Frequently Asked Questions

Oral biofilm is the cause of periodontal disease, tooth decay and systemic inflammation. What are biofilms? Biofilms consist of three parts— The bacteria, The “slime” they produce A defense mechanism: Many species of bacterial cells flock together to form an intricate community. This helps protect them from your infection-fighting white blood cells and antibiotics. Biofilms can form on just about any... read more »

Adjusting to Dentures

Replacing the missing teeth in your smile is important. Yes, restoring lost teeth will help your self-esteem and enhance your appearance, however there are other benefits. Restoring your teeth will help you to speak more clearly, and chew your food more effectively. Additionally, gaps in your smile will allow your other teeth to drift out of alignment, and provide places... read more »