Chronic Gum Disease Can Affect Your Health and Overall Quality of Life

Chronic inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine can allow tartar to harden on the base of your teeth near the gumline. This can become an even more significant problem if you fail to attend your routine dental checkups at Dr. Steven Pooley’s dental office. As time goes on the constant bacterial presence near your periodontal tissues can lead to... read more »

The Importance of Preventing Gum Disease

The importance of preventing gum disease is vital to your oral health care. If your gum tissue begins to decay, the likelihood of further damage, including tooth loss, increases. Periodontal disease, commonly referred to as gum disease, happens in the advanced stages of tartar buildup that has continued its assault on your healthy teeth and gums. To prevent further damage, here... read more »

Causes & Cures of Bad Breath

Many people suffer from dragon breath from time to time. Bad breath can be embarrassing and unpleasant. Did you know that there are certain things that can cause bad breath and that there are ways to keep bad breath at bay? Causes of bad breath include: - Eating foods with a strong smell, like onions and garlic. - The decrease... read more »