Category: Gingivitis (Gum Disease)

Oral Bacteria: Understanding the Ecosystem in Your Mouth!

Our teeth might sometimes seem like rocks or seashells—things which are “dead” and nonliving. However, our mouths are actually a very active and complex ecosystem of both good and bad bacteria. Understanding how these bacteria live, grow, and die can help us take care of our oral health and keep our teeth strong and healthy. […]

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Think You Have Bad Breath? Here’s How to Know for Sure

Bad breath can be caused by a wide variety of factors and lead to some embarrassing moments. Powerful smelling foods like garlic and onions can leave you with a sour smell lasting for hours. Smoking or sinus troubles can also be to blame. Sometimes you don’t have to eat anything because naturally occurring bacteria on […]

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