Educating patients is part of the Smiles Dental mission at our Washington & Oregon offices. Read our blog to learn more about plaque & tartar. Let us help you prevent tooth decay & gum disease with preventive care & professional teeth cleaning!
Did you realize that your oral health has a strong connection to your overall health? There’s even a popular phrase in the dental world: “The mouth is the gateway to the whole body.” Smiles Dental can help you maintain your gum health which is good for your heart health.
Nearly 70 million Americans suffer from gum disease—a debilitating, yet completely preventable, dental disease. Check out our blog post where we go over the symptoms of gingivitis and also present ways that you can avoid developing advanced gum disease in the future.
Though it may be common to experience bleeding gums in your lifetime, it‚Äôs not normal or healthy. If you‚Äôre noticing blood in the sink after brushing or flossing, there is cause for concern. Read our blog post for some of the reason for bleeding gums and what you can do about it.