Many people think that the appearance of their smile is related mostly to the size and color of their teeth. However, the appearance of your smile also depends on the appearance of other tissue around the teeth, such as the lips and gums. Sometimes looking at this entire system is known as dentolabial analysis, […]
Welcome to January. You survived the holidays more or less intact. At least, we hope you did. And we hope the same for your gums, but maybe that’s not as sure. In fact, there are many things people do over the holidays that can cause serious damage to their gums, either causing or […]
It’s easy to blame oral bacteria for gum disease’s damage to our gums and jaws. After all, they definitely cause the disease by growing out of control, and they unleash toxins into the body.
But, it turns out, it’s not just oral bacteria that are to blame for and bone loss related to […]
can be a threat to the appearance, comfort, and health of your smile. There are some that you can’t do anything about, such as the structure and resilience of your gum tissue. But there are some things you can do to stop gum recession ideally before it starts.
One of the biggest […]
Oral piercings may once have been the height of cool, but they also come with risks. This includes the . But are all oral piercings equally bad? Not according to new research, which shows that tongue piercings are much worse than other piercings for your teeth and gums.
Some dentists have recommended removing these […]