Gum health may impact your overall health. Periodontal (Gum) disease is not only the leading cause of tooth loss, but also has been shown to raise the risk factor for several potential health issues including stroke and heart disease.
The holiday season has arrived. Houses light up the night sky. Sales offers fill our mailboxes. Seasonal songs greet us everywhere we go. For most, the holidays provide a special time for families to gather and gifts to be shared.
It won't be long before we gather with friends and family on New Year's Eve to celebrate the joys and sorrows of 2017. When the ball drops and the clock strikes midnight, your dental insurance benefits will reset.
Do you know someone with a beautifully white smile? Then you know a remarkable smile is hard to forget. It creates a powerful and lasting impression. But achieving and maintaining white teeth can be a challenge.
Maybe you’ve seen commercials, magazine articles, or Facebook posts about the amazing benefits of dental implants. Dental implants have really changed the face of dentistry and patients are reaping the results.
Every time you open your mouth, it reveals some interesting and surprising things about you. Your dental hygienist and your dentist see much more than cavities and crowns. They are like experienced dental investigators, reading the evidence as they help you achieve optimal oral health.
Did you know that a healthy tongue is an essential part of your overall oral health? Your tongue is one of your mouth’s most important defenses against bacteria and plaque.
Do you get frustrated with your dentures? As any denture wearer knows, dentures provide a helpful replacement for missing teeth, but they come with challenges.
If your gums bleed when you brush, you are not alone. It’s possible that you are simply brushing too hard, but you should not ignore this critical symptom.
Brushing your teeth is one of the most widespread daily habits in America. But what if we’re not doing it right? What if we could brush more effectively for better oral health?
Is it possible to achieve beautifully straight teeth without traditional wire braces? Yes. Welcome to modern orthodontic treatment with Invisalign®. It’s not magic. It’s science in action.
Daily brushing and flossing combined with regular professional dental cleanings from the Greentree team are still the most effective way to keep your mouth healthy. However, according to the American Dental Association, therapeutic mouthrinses or mouthwashes can help improve your overall oral health.
If you have a friend or a family member who experiences some dental anxiety or fear, please consider sharing this article with him or her. Does anxiety begin to whisper in your ear when you realize you have a dental appointment scheduled for the coming week?
Are there ways to maintain whiter teeth or to keep your teeth brighter after a whitening treatment? While we love to help patients whiten their smiles, our first goal is to be leaders in preventive care. Preventing tooth discoloration begins with an understanding how your lifestyle directly impacts your smile.