The First Signs of Gingivitis

Gingivitis is early-stage gum disease. Many times, gingivitis can be asymptomatic in the beginning but there are some common indicators that gum tissue is inflamed and irritated. The most common noticeable symptoms that a patient may see are red or inflamed gums, gums that bleed when flossing or brushing, and recession of the gum line…

Smoking and Your Dental Health

By now, most people are acutely aware of the fact that smoking is terrible for your health. There is a litany of reasons a person shouldn’t smoke – from increased risks for cardiovascular disease to premature aging. Another reason smoking is bad for your quality of life is the fact that tobacco use greatly affects…