Oral Cancer Screenings for Spring

Are you familiar with the symptoms of oral and throat cancer? Oral and throat cancer are extremely dangerous conditions that can lead to severe consequences for your health. Due to the fact that it can strike at any age, it is important to always assess your oral health to determine... Read more »

What is Periodontics?

Have you ever heard of the practice of periodontics? Do you know what it is? If not, don’t worry - a lot of people aren’t familiar with this specialized branch of dentistry. However, you’re probably familiar with what a periodontist does to help improve your overall oral health. Today, we’ll... Read more »

Remove Plaque with Dental Floss

Did you know dental floss plays a critical role in positive oral health? Flossing is the best way to clean between your teeth and deep along the gumline. If you let plaque build up in these hard-to-reach places, you can make your teeth susceptible to cavities and gum disease. Our... Read more »

What Are the Causes and Treatments of Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a dental issue you should take very seriously. It has two stages: gingivitis and periodontitis. The symptoms involved in this disease include red, swollen and tender gums that bleed easily. As the disease progresses, additional symptoms occur, like receded gums, the formation of gum pockets, loose teeth... Read more »

Would You Know If You Have Gum Disease?

What are the signs of gum disease? How can you tell if it’s affecting your smile? This common gum infection is most common for those who have poor oral hygiene, but genetics, age, hormonal changes, and bad health habits can all increase your risk. Learn the symptoms of gum disease... Read more »

Reverse Poor Oral Hygiene with Gingivitis Prevention

One of the earliest stages of gum disease is known as gingivitis. Gingivitis is detrimental to your oral health because it often linked to infections of your gum tissues, which can lead to further oral ailments. Usually, these infections are the result of a buildup of a plaque. When gingivitis... Read more »

Take Care of Your Smile with Gum Disease Treatments

  Caring for your smile is important for numerous reasons. Not only can your teeth suffer oral ailments, but so to can your gums. If you are not adequately taking care of your gum tissue, a serious illness can arise in the form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, also known... Read more »

Discover Your Hidden Smile with Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

Protecting your smile is no easy feat, especially with all the oral health risks and ailments that can arise in our modern world. However, by setting forth an effective prevention plan, you can help prevent any risk factors that can arise, especially with oral health ailments such as gum tissue... Read more »

Understanding the Relationship Between Cavities and Gum Disease

In most cases, dental cavities and gum disease go together. But despite what you may believe, that doesn’t always have to be the case. From time to time patients have gum disease without any cavities, so don’t believe you’re home free just since you don’t have any cavities. Keep reading... Read more »

Dental Bonding Benefits

If you’re interested in improving the appearance of an unattractive tooth, then you should consider taking advantage of cosmetic dentistry. One top-of-the-line treatment offered is dental bonding. Dental bonding involves your dentists, Dr. Sid Tucker and Tucker, taking dental resin, placing it over your tooth, and hardening it. This hides... Read more »