Your oral health has a major effect on the overall health of your body, not just in your mouth. By maintaining healthy teeth and gums, you can make your body healthier from head to toe.
Bacteria in the mouth cause tooth decay – by feeding on the sugars in the foods and drinks we consume – they leave behind the waste, in the form of a biofilm known as dental plaque.
Our mouths have lots of bacteria that is usually harmless. (Did you know that the bacteria in our body aids with digestion and other biological tasks?) However, if you do not brush or floss regularly, oral bacteria can reach dangerously high levels. When this happens, tooth decay, gum disease, and oral infections can be the nasty result.
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS May 26th, 2020
Posted In: Periodontal | Gum Disease
It is no fun to have tooth pain. But, did you know that pain or swelling in your mouth, face or neck can mean several different things.
But what makes having tooth pain or a toothache the NUMBER ONE reason you need to see your dentist? Let’s discuss the Top Ten Symptoms or reasons why you are experiencing tooth pain:
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS April 28th, 2020
Posted In: Emergency Dental Care
You’ve asked and we’re going to answer some of most common questions we get about Root Canal Treatment …
Keep reading to find out… What is a root canal? What are the symptoms? How can I avoid needing a root canal? And … is it gonna hurt?
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS January 7th, 2020
Posted In: Services | Procedures