Our teeth tend to get much more attention than our gums. Since the gums aren’t the prominent part of the smile, they can be overlooked. It’s time to improve periodontal awareness! Your gums are an essential source of support – and a crucial part of your overall oral health. Gum diseases are more common
Cavities don’t form all at once. In fact, they develop in different stages, progressing from minor to major over time. The team here at Aqua Springs Dental is careful to diagnose and pinpoint the severity of a patient’s tooth decay, allowing us to use the proper restorative dentistry treatment to remedy the problem. You may
Piercings are a fun and trendy way to spruce up your look. You can pierce your ears, belly button, nose, eyebrow, and even your lip and tongue. Whether you are getting a piercing as a fashion statement or updating your individualistic style, there are still some issues that can arise – especially with oral piercings.
First off, what is gingivitis? Well, gingivitis is the early stage of periodontal disease. Gingivitis causes your gums to become red, sore, and inflamed. Gingivitis is often uncomfortable and if left untreated can lead to gum tissue loss, loss of bone that supports the teeth, and eventually tooth loss. The good news is that it
Contrary to popular belief, vaping may not be safer than smoking cigarettes. According to the latest research, vaping is not a healthier option for your teeth and gums and can be just as damaging as cigarettes. What is Vaping? Vaping is a highly popular and addictive option besides cigarettes. Vaping is inhaling “vapor” from an
Brushing your teeth is one of those routine daily exercises most of us don’t give a second thought to. And, for most, they are on autopilot while brushing their teeth. However, if you are just going through the motions while brushing your teeth you may be overlooking or even missing some of your teeth’ surfaces
As you know, good oral health is linked to good overall health. Poor oral health is connected to many diseases and illnesses. It is important to not let your oral health issues go untreated. One of the main diseases that oral health is connected to is heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of
Whether caused by bacteria, dry mouth, gum disease, or even the food and drinks we consume, everyone has experienced bad breath at some point. But bad breath isn’t a permanent issue – with the right prevention techniques and treatment, you can keep your mouth smelling fresh all day long. So, how can you ward off
One of the first things that people notice about you is your smile. In today’s youth-obsessed culture, a twenty-something with dingy teeth can appear older than a forty-something with a bright, white, sparkling smile. Here are five things to keep in mind as you embark on your tooth whitening journey to the gleaming smile you’ve always dreamed of.
Dry mouth can be uncomfortable and even lead to bad breath, but is it really bad for your oral health? It is. Dry mouth can lead to a number of oral health problems like tooth decay, gum disease, and infections. Don’t worry! In this blog AquaSprings Dental in San Marcos, TX will explain how to