What is an Abscessed Tooth?

An abscessed tooth is a serious dental problem that needs treatment right away. It typically develops from untreated tooth decay and dental trauma. When these problems open the tooth enamel, bacteria enter the tooth and infect the core, which is also known as the pulp. If it’s still left untreated, the infection could spread to infect the supporting bones of... read more »

What Causes Gum Disease?

Did you know that approximately 75% of Americans over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease? Naturally, gum disease could cause minor problems—such as swollen or bleeding gums—or even tooth loss. Sadly, gum disease can be difficult to identify. In fact, many people aren't even aware of what gum disease is. In fact, some claim that 60%... read more »