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Partially Erupted Teeth Can Lead To Gingivitis: Learn How Impacted Teeth Can Lead To This Common Oral Problem

Partially Erupted Teeth Can Lead To Gingivitis: Learn How Impacted Teeth Can Lead To This Common Oral Problem

Everyone is born with two sets of teeth; your primary (or “baby”) teeth, and your permanent teeth. Both are equally important to take care of, and equally susceptible to gingivitis. Gingivitis is gum inflammation that is primarily caused by bacteria in plaque buildup. With normal maintenance and good hygiene practices, it is possible to avoid…

How Menopause and Medicines Can Lead to Gingivitis

How Menopause and Medicines Can Lead to Gingivitis

Hormonal changes can wreak havoc on a woman’s body, but many women don’t realize the impact these changes can have on parts of the body they take for granted – including gums. Research suggests that there is a strong relationship between puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, oral contraceptives, and menopause when it comes to hormonal changes. These…

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Every year, millions of men and women in North America are affected by diabetes. Those who have been diagnosed with it understand that it can cause problems with various body parts and systems including the nerves, eyes, kidneys and the heart. There are a number of oral health problems that dentists associate with diabetes as…

Oral Health During Pregnancy

Oral Health During Pregnancy

When the news comes that you are expecting a child, a lot goes through your head. How will you decorate the baby’s room? Will you get morning sickness? What name will you choose? One thing that, understandably, does not jump to the forefront of most expecting mothers during pregnancy is the question of how your…

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