When he’s feeling under the weather, ADA dentist Dr. Gene Romo says one thing always helps him feel a little more like himself. “Brushing my teeth when I’m sick actually makes me feel better,” he says. “My mouth feels clean, and in a way, I feel like my health is starting to improve.” When you…Read more
Don’t Toss the Floss!
You may have seen or heard news stories suggesting that you can forget about flossing, since scientists lack solid evidence that you’ll benefit from cleaning between your teeth with a sturdy string. But many dentists may beg to differ. They’ve seen the teeth and gums of people who floss regularly and those who haven’t. The…Read more
Peri-Implantitis, what is it?
What is Peri-Implantitis? Peri-Implantitits is a term that refers to the inflammation that occurs in the hard as well as soft tissues surrounding a dental implant. This destructive form of inflammatory disease indicates implant failure and can be diagnosed through peri-apical radiographs. The bacteria or pathogens that cause the development of this condition initiate the…Read more