Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pericoronitis Is A Bacterial Infection Of The Gums

The wisdom teeth, or third molars are the last of the permanent teeth to come in and usually start to appear during the late adolescent years. Because they are located so far in the back of the mouth, the molars are harder to reach with a toothbrush or dental floss, and are more prone to Continue Reading

Early Stage Cavities Are Getting Harder To Detect

Fluoride has been an invaluable tool in the fight against childhood tooth decay. However, the prevalent use of fluoride in drinking water and tooth care products has worked so well that our tooth enamel has become harder to penetrate. Consequently, cavities are now growing under the surface of the teeth where the tissue is softer. Continue Reading