Putting a Stop to Gum Disease

Your gums have some important jobs to do. They support your teeth, but they also protect your body from bacteria that can lead to respiratory and cardiovascular problems. So, it’s important that you protect your gums by brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing once a day, and seeing our dentists, Drs. O’Donnell or Galbreath for your routine cleanings and... read more »

Gum Disease: Risks & Signs

Gum disease attacks the gums and tissues that surround and support the teeth. This infection is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky bacteria that form on the teeth. Gum disease is usually painless, so you may not know that you have it. However, there are some warning signs of this... read more »