DOES POOR HEALTH REALLY CAUSE GINGIVITIS?

Without regular trips to the dentist and good oral care, it’s easy to develop periodontial disease, also known as gingivitis. Gingivitis is commonly referred to as gum disease, and attacks the soft tissue around your teeth. Without professional care, gingivitis can actually cause the destruction of your teeth, leading to missing or broken teeth in your mouth. Essentially, your gums... read more »

WHAT DOES TOOTH DECAY REALLY MEAN?

What Does Tooth Decay Really Mean? You already know about cavities and the importance of taking care of your teeth. You’ve probably also heard the term “tooth decay.” However, do you really know what it means for you and your mouth health? Understanding even the most basic of terms when it comes to your oral health is important, particularly if... read more »

4 EASY WAYS TO AVOID GUM DISEASE

I sometimes feel that I’m harping about gum disease at the office and here in my blog, but I really do see it as the number-one dental problem for adult patients at Jones Bridge Dental Care. While most of us will experience it to some degree at some time during our lifetimes, credible estimates of the number of stricken adults... read more »