Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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... Prevents bad breath - brushing, flossing, and seeing the dentist regularly will help reduce the amount on bad-breath causing bacteria in your mouth...

Gum Disease
... Some factors increase the risk of developing periodontal disease: Tobacco smoking or chewing System-wide diseases such as diabetes Some types of medication such as steroids, some types of anti-epilepsy drugs, cancer therapy drugs, some calcium channel blockers, and oral contraceptives Bridges that no longer fit properly Crooked teeth Fillings that have become defective Pregnancy If you notice any of the following signs of gum disease, see the doctor immediately: Gums that bleed easily Red, swollen, tender gums Gums that have pulled away from the teeth Persistent bad breath or bad taste Pus between your teeth and gums Permanent teeth that are loose or separating Any change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite Any change in the fit of partial dentures It is possible to have periodontal disease and have no warning signs...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...But for many people, bad breath is no joke...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
An estimated sixty-five percent of Americans have bad breath...

Dry Mouth
... Some of the less alarming results of dry mouth include bad breath...

Gum Disease (Gingivitis)
...Early warning signs include chronic bad breath, tender or painful swollen gums and minor bleeding after brushing or flossing...

Medication and Heart Disease
... Some of the less alarming results of dry mouth include bad breath...