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 Pain in Your Mouth May Be the Result of a Toothache

Have you ever wondered what a toothache feels like? Have you ever wondered if you would know you have one if it should ever occur? If you do experience any pain in your mouth, it may be the result of a toothache. Here are a few tips about spotting the warning signs of toothaches: - If you ever suffer from... 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 »