All About Periodontal Disease

All About Periodontal Disease

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Periodontal Disease Leave a Comment

Periodontal or gum disease is an inflammatory condition of the gum and bone support surrounding the teeth. Most adults suffer from some form of periodontal disease: 47.2% of adults aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age, 70.1% of adults 65 years and older have periodontal disease. The two most common periodontal …

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

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Choosing the right toothbrush for you is a critically important thing to do. Here’s some information about the different toothbrush types and how you can choose between them. Disposable There are some pros and cons to choosing disposable toothbrushes. On the pro side, you have cost. They are quite cheap, usually only a dollar or two. Another pro is that …

All About Root Canals

All About Root Canals

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Picture this, you are chomping away on nuts and cheese when suddenly you hear a loud crack. You know what’s happened but you dare not move your tongue around in your mouth to make a dreaded discovery. After a sigh and deep breath, you discovered the cracked or broken tooth. Heart ache sets in at the thought of signs that you …

Does Candy Really Cause Cavities?

Does Candy Really Cause Cavities?

Dr. Joshua Colkmire Tooth Issues Leave a Comment

A common narrative that kids are fed growing up, is the concept that eating too much candy will cause their teeth to obtain cavities, or even worst, fall out. While too much of anything isn’t a good thing, it is extremely important that ideas like these are explored for validity, to make sure that children and adults alike are looking …