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
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.
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
Last time we talked about what gum disease is and how to prevent it. This week in part 2 of The Answer to All Your Gum Disease Questions in our gum disease series, we will cover more questions that we often hear from our AquaSprings Dental patients in San Marcos, Tx. So what else can
Gum disease can develop slowly and the effects can be life-long. In fact, a large majority of people in the US have some form of gum disease. AquaSprings Dental has the answer to all your gum disease questions in part 1 of this 2 part series. As this infection worsens you may risk damaging or
Decay or broken teeth can put your smile at risk for further decay and damage. AquaSprings Dental in San Marcos, TX explains how you can restore your smile with crown lengthening. The outer layer of your tooth, called the enamel, prevents bacteria from entering your bloodstream which can cause an infection. Once the enamel is
Electric toothbrushes are an excellent idea for everyone, but for people with arthritis, cognitive impairments or those who have suffered a stroke, an electric toothbrush can be a little breath of independence that gives a boost of self-confidence.