Gum Disease 101

Gum Disease 101

How do you know if you have gum disease or not? Before I start cleaning your teeth, I take a “Perio Probe” (a tiny ruler), which may feel “pokey,” and take measurements around each tooth under your gums.  You see, the visible end of your gums...
Tooth Brushing Experiment

Tooth Brushing Experiment

Another title for this blog post might be “My Body, My Lab.” I’m always trying out things to see what results I get. How else would I be able to speak to my clients and friends about what they might expect from various products? Plus – I’m just plain curious about...
Oral Hygiene Benefits

Oral Hygiene Benefits

Daily cleaning of your teeth, gums, and tongue, combined with annual check-ups helps ward off harmful bacteria and microbes that may cause tooth decay, bleeding gums, and oral infections. Proper oral hygiene is also important in helping you stay healthy, especially if...
Oral Health – The Difference a Millimeter Make

Oral Health – The Difference a Millimeter Make

One of the most important messages I focus on to help my clients achieve and maintain good oral health is how they can control oral bacteria on their own. As my tagline says, my mission is to “Empower Tooth Owners….To STAY That Way!” As you look at your gums in the...