Do You Need Your Roots Done?

No, we aren’t talking about your hair. We’re talking about your teeth and gums. Gum disease can lead to a number of problems. Not only can gum disease cause loose (and lost) teeth, it can also lead to problems with your jaw, complications with diabetes and other health problems. How do you know if you have gum disease? You may... read more »

Pregnancy Can Be Tough on Your Smile, So Here Are Your Smile-Care Tips

Your smile can be in danger while you are pregnant. This is why it’s strongly recommended to keep your teeth in tip-top shape while your little baby grows. The more you care for your smile, the fewer complications you’ll experience. So, to help you, Dr. Nicholas Nicastro Jr. has some smile-care tips. Smile-care Tip No. 1: Keep enamel erosion at... read more »

Gum Disease Prevention Calls for a Focus on Daily Flossing

Gum disease is often a condition of inflammation or infection in the periodontal tissues. Every year it needlessly afflicts the oral health of millions of Americans. Poor oral hygiene practices are often a root cause or significant contributing factor to the development of gum disease. This can allow plaque and residual food particles to harden onto the surfaces of your... read more »

Avoid the Danger Foods During the New Year

Your teeth and gums are very important but can easily be damaged. Beyond the physical risks from our daily lives that can harm us, there are hidden dangers in the foods we eat that can also promote dangerous oral health situations such as tooth decay and gum disease. The battle for a great smile includes how to spot these hidden... read more »

What You Should Know About Mouthwash

Do you know what you would do if you found yourself with bad breath? Do you ever wonder if there’s anything you can do to keep your teeth healthier? There are a number of things you can consider, for example, using a mint can mask bad breath, but it won’t do anything to benefit your oral health. In fact, the... read more »

What do Your Gums do For Your Health?

You probably know that exercising and following a healthy diet are important—but did you know that the health of your gums can affect your overall health? In fact, keeping your gums healthy is a vital part of protecting the health of your body. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to protect, or restore, the health of your gums.... read more »