Oral Hygiene Tips

To maintain a beautiful smile and optimal gum health, it’s essential that you visit the dentist regularly and prioritize your oral health!

Through professional check-ups, your dentist can detect early signs of oral health problems, so we can determine a treatment plan to prevent further damage, and in some cases, reverse the problem. 

Professional cleanings are also important for preventing oral problems, especially when self-care is difficult.

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How to Relieve Pain After a Deep Teeth Cleaning

You may experience some tenderness in your gums after a scaling and root planing procedure. Here’s what you can do to relieve pain after a ...
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Why do I have bleeding gums and bad breath? What should I do?

If you’re brushing your teeth every day and experiencing bloody gums and still have bad breath, you may be wondering why! After all, brushing your ...
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Is there a treatment for gummy smiles?

A “gummy smile” (or excessive gingival display) is a condition where a person’s smile shows an excessive amount of gum tissue. While this condition is ...
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February is gum disease awareness month! 3 Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

February is National Gum Disease Awareness month! At Periodontal Health Center, our goal is to educate our community about gum health and oral health to ...
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Is charcoal toothpaste safe for your teeth and gums?

Charcoal toothpaste has become more popular lately, with well-known brands like Colgate, Crest, Hello and Burt’s Bees entering the charcoal toothpaste market. Is charcoal toothpaste ...
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Dental Implants and Smoking: Is it okay?

Spoiler alert: Smoking is a huge no-go with dental implants. This habit can cause dental implants to fail, cause infection in the gums, weaken your ...
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