Early Detection of Oral Health Conditions Can Improve Your Treatment Options

Remembering to brush your teeth each morning and night, and floss once each day can significantly reduce your chances of suffering cavities and gum disease. It’s also important to have a routine dental checkup performed by our dentist,  Dr. Roderick Spencer twice each year. This appointment is important for detecting oral health conditions early. This has been shown to improve... read more »

Addressing Gum Disease

Although gum disease can be caused by hormonal changes, tobacco use, and even genetics, the most common cause of gum disease is the buildup of plaque and tartar on your teeth. Your gums react to the presence of plaque by swelling, which allows more plaque and tartar to accumulate below the gumline. If your gum disease is left untreated, you... read more »