The Reasons Why We Brush Our Teeth

There are many people who let simple tasks like brushing their teeth fall behind. As a result, their oral health falls into a terrible condition that leads to painful and costly problems. That is why, our team here at John J. Tortora, DDS in Brick, New Jersey, gives you the many reasons why we brush our teeth. To begin, did... read more »

Periodontal Disease Can Result in a Brain Abscess

Did you know the periodontal disease can negatively affect your health in many ways beyond your oral health? Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an oral health condition that often results due to poor oral hygiene.  If left unchecked, periodontal disease will destroy your gum tissue and eventually cause tooth loss. However, there are even worse conditions that... read more »