Patient Education

When A Tooth Aches

When A Tooth Aches A toothache is a signal that there is a problem in your mouth and to ignore it is likely to invite future pain and infection.  There are essentially two sources of an ache; the tooth itself or the gums around a tooth.  A tooth can become painful from decay, a fracture […]

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease is Common and Serious One of the most common diseases in the world is the infection and destruction of the gums and bone in the mouth known as gum disease, pyorrhea or periodontitis.  This disease affects millions of adults and can begin early in life.  Our mouth contains many different kinds of germs, […]