How Is Gum Disease Treated?

Gum disease is the inflammation and infection of gum tissue caused by the proliferation of bacterial dental plaque. To treat gum disease, the main objective is to control the infection. Treatment also depends on the severity of the disease. No matter what the additional treatment that is prescribed, you will need to maintain good oral health habits at home. Other... read more »

Maintain a Happy Smile with Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

  Do you frequently protect your smile against the risks of halitosis that can easily plague and damage your oral health? Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is a common oral health condition that can arise from numerous causes, including poor dental health, and underlying ailments within the body. If you are suffering from bad breath, it is important to... read more »

Soda and your Teeth

If you love soda, you're like millions of other adults in America who enjoy soft drinks on a daily basis. However, with as good as soda tastes, it's a drink you should avoid if you value your oral health. Soda causes a lot of oral health issues if you drink it daily - especially more than once per day. To... read more »

Dental Cleaning: What to Expect in the Dental Chair

When you come into our office for a dental cleaning and exam, our Pooley Dentistry team wants you to feel calm and comfortable. So, to help make that possible, we would like to tell you what to expect during your appointment. That way you will feel more prepared and ready. When you come in for your appointment, you can expect... 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 »