Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a condition characterized by a painful, burning, and tingling sensation in the mouth. BMS is most common in women over the age of sixty, and the causes can range from an infection in the mouth to a hormonal imbalance. Furthermore, there are two different types of BMS that one can…

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Top 10 Dental Myths

There are some commonly known dental myths that people of various ages and mindsets see as true. However, these myths are only opinions of what people think and are not considered as direct information from the professionals. If you are fooled into believing these myths, it could be detrimental to your oral health. Take a…

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What is Periodontal Disease?

April 15, 2014 Fact: 4 out of every 5 adults will develop periodontal disease in their lifetime. Because periodontal disease is so common, it is important that you know what exactly periodontal disease is, how to prevent it, and how to treat it. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an inflammatory disease that…

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Your Oral Health May Affect Your Baby

April 11, 2014 During the nine months of pregnancy, the last thing on your mind may be your oral health. However, it is especially important to pay attention to your teeth during pregnancy. With pregnancy comes hormonal changes. These hormone changes increase your risk for periodontal disease- also known as gum disease- as well as…

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