Preventing Gum Disease Starts with Consistent Oral Hygiene Practices

Gum disease often starts out as periodontal inflammation, which is called gingivitis. This can cause your gums to appear red and bleed easily when brushing and flossing. It could also contribute to chronic bad breath. If it’s not treated by our dentist, Dr. Roderick Spencer gingivitis can develop into a much more serious periodontal infection. Brushing your teeth twice each... read more »

How to Prevent & Correct Halitosis

Many people suffer from bad breath from time to time. Halitosis can be both embarrassing and unpleasant. Did you know that there are certain things that can cause bad breath and that there are ways to keep bad breath at bay? Causes of bad breath include: - Dry mouth - Periodontal disease - Some foods - Smoking or using tobacco... read more »