Toothache pain is getting worse. How to get the help you need

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

What causes a toothache? Toothache pain is something that nobody likes to deal with. It is important for you to have a complete oral examination to determine the cause of a toothache. Tooth decay is often the main cause of a toothache. Here are some other causes: Gum disease Infection Tooth trauma Grinding teeth An abnormal bite If you have a headache, this might be caused by TMJ/TMD, sinus or ear infections and tension in […]

Does Gum Disease Cause Heart Disease?

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Several data showed that there’s a link between gum disease and heart disease. Let’s take a look at gum disease. It’s a bacterial infection. This condition affects the outside of your mouth. In one theory, it states that the harmful organisms in gum disease can enter the bloodstream. They stick to the fatty deposits in the blood vessels. If left untreated, it could lead to blood clots and heart attacks. If you have gum disease, […]

Why Is Having Periodontal Disease Dangerous?

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Gum disease or periodontal disease is dangerous. It may be attributed to the lack of oral hygiene. But, for some people, this disease can be the result of environmental or hormonal components. Regardless of the cause, this condition must be treated as soon as possible. This disease usually starts with gingivitis, which is an irreversible condition. It involves damaging of soft gum tissue. If it’s left untreated, it can lead to periodontitis. At this stage, […]

My gums hurt when I brush, what could cause this?

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

If your gums are sore after you brush, you may need to replace your toothbrush and modify the technique you’re using when brushing your teeth. The American Dental Association (ADA) has recommended that adults use a soft-bristled toothbrush only, as medium and hard-bristled brushes can damage both the tooth enamel and the sensitive gum tissue. In addition, you need to ensure that you are brushing with a soft, circular motion, as if you were massaging […]