5 Ways You Can Treat Bleeding Gums

Bleeding gums can be tricky. While they are a common outcome of having gum disease, it is definitely not normal for your gums to bleed! You can avoid having problems with your gums and gum disease by brushing and flossing every day to remove harmful plaque and tartar. These tend to irritate sensitive gum tissue with their build-up of harmful... read more »

What’s Causing Your Bad Breath, and How Can You Treat It?

Do you struggle with chronic bad breath? Many people do, whether from their dietary habits, poor oral hygiene care or even untreated medical conditions like periodontal disease or a tooth infection. The American Dental Association estimates that at least half of adults experience halitosis at least once in their lives, and can even be accompanied by an unpleasant taste. Some... read more »

Battle of the Toothbrushes: Manual or Electric?

Ever since the gladiator days of the Roman Colosseum — and probably earlier — people have pitted two titans against each other to see which would emerge victorious. And so it is with toothbrushes. Which is better: manual toothbrushes or electric toothbrushes? Cochrane, a global independent network of researchers in London, reported that electric toothbrushes remove plaque 11 percent more... read more »