Categories for Oral Health

Why Do My Gums Bleed Even if I Regularly Floss?

It’s normal for your gums to bleed a little bit while flossing, especially if it has been a while since you last flossed. But what if you’re experiencing bleeding despite maintaining a regular flossing regimen? Read our blog post for a look at why your gums may bleed.

Are Yellow Teeth a Sign of Oral Issues?

Yellow teeth aren’t just unsightly, but they can be a sign of even deeper issues with your oral and overall health. Check out our blog post where we look at some of the reasons why teeth can turn yellow, and how those reasons can impact your health.

Are Dental Bridges Able to Be Repaired or Restored?

If you’re missing multiple teeth in a row, a dental bridge is a wonderful solution to restore your smile. Even though dental bridges can last for years, there comes a time when most of them need to be repaired or even replaced. Read our blog post for details!

Affordable Dentistry in Avon, Indiana

When you think of things that are affordable, health care is probably not on the top of your list. Most likely that includes dental care too. Check out our blog post for a look at our affordable dental options in Avon.

Setting a Good Oral Health Baseline for 2020

It may not be January 1st but it’s still early into the year, which means that there’s still plenty of time to make sure we’re practicing healthy habits that will carry us through 2020. Read our blog post to learn about setting a good oral health baseline for the year.

When Should Kids Start Seeing the Dentist?

Don't wait until your child has a mouth full of baby teeth to visit the dentist. Believe it or not, the American Dental Association, in addition to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry both say that your child should visit the dentist when they get their very first tooth or have their first birthday. Read our blog post for more!

What Kind of Damage Does Whitening Toothpaste Do to My Teeth?

The benefits of whitening toothpaste are pretty appealing. There are a lot of discussions out there about whether whitening toothpaste may promise to brighten your teeth only at the expense of your health. Check out our blog post for everything you need to know about teeth whitening alternatives.

Why Are Some Fillings Bad for Our Health?

Over the past several decades, there has been a lot of controversy over amalgam fillings, more commonly known as silver fillings. Check out our blog post to learn more about amalgam and composite fillings.

Why Is Teeth Grinding Harmful?

Many people grind their teeth at night occasionally, and it is not usually a problem or a cause for alarm. However, if you find that you wake up with tight or fatigued muscles in your jaw, neck, or face more often than not, you may have a condition called sleep bruxism, which can lead to serious problems if left untreated. Read our blog post to learn more!