Whenever people think about dental care, the first thing that pops to mind is preventing cavities in your teeth. Yet gum health is equally crucial. In fact, things can go south without proper treatments. Think gummy smile, uneven gums, bleeding, gum disease, even tooth loss. But our goal is not to scare you. Enter gum […]Continue reading..
What are Mouth Ulcers? Mouth ulcers – also called canker sores, are little, unpleasant wounds that form in your mouth or at the bottom of your gums. They can make drinking, eating, and talking uncomfortable and painful. Mouth ulcers aren’t infectious and usually disappear within one to two weeks. Nevertheless, if you get a canker […]Continue reading..
What Is the Function of Salivary Glands Salivary glands are located in your mouth. There are three sets of large salivary glands: Parotid glands can be found just below each ear on the front side. Submandibular glands are located under the jaw. Sublingual glands are below your tongue. Our mouth also has hundreds of smaller […]Continue reading..
What Is a Frenum (frenulum)? In our mouth, most people have two groups of tissue called frenums found in and around the gums and teeth. It is a piece of really soft tissue that appears as a thin line between the gums and lips. You can find it on the top and the bottom of […]Continue reading..
Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease) Among great varieties of oral problems and diseases, dentists pay special attention to Periodontitis. Periodontitis, also known as gum disease, is a common and rather serious infection that usually infects and damages the soft tissue as well as the bone that supports the tooth. Without proper and early treatment, the alveolar […]Continue reading..