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What is Gingivitis?


What is Gingivitis? Delray Beach Dentist Dr. Mark McCauley DMD. The medical definition of “gingivitis” is a common form of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. Gingivitis can be the primary cause of irritation and inflammation of the gums. Visible swelling and redness of the gums usually precede these effects. Gingivitis is a serious [...]

What is Gingivitis?2019-02-08T13:54:03+00:00

New Year’s Resolution: Whiter Teeth


If your New Year's resolution is whiter teeth, you need to choose the correct teeth whitening product. We'll tell you what works and what results you can expect. Expectations for Whiter Teeth Teeth become stained for a variety of reasons. Teeth whitening products work best with teeth that are naturally yellow due to time and [...]

New Year’s Resolution: Whiter Teeth2019-01-17T12:10:58+00:00

Flossing Fights Aging: Important Facts You Need To Know


“How often do you floss?” We’ve all heard our dentist ask that question. In many cases, people push that concept aside. Flossing our 32 teeth just seems too time-consuming. But no one doubts the importance of flossing daily. It’s one of those things that we know we have to do, but most of us just [...]

Flossing Fights Aging: Important Facts You Need To Know2019-01-12T01:29:29+00:00

Implants Versus Dentures: Finding Your Perfect Solution


It’s not uncommon for people to have a missing tooth, especially once they get into their middle years. Statistics actually show that over half of American adults between the ages of 35 to 44 have a missing tooth. This missing tooth is typically due to a fracture, an accident, gum disease, or tooth decay. Thanks to [...]

Implants Versus Dentures: Finding Your Perfect Solution2018-11-28T12:35:52+00:00

Common Dental Issues: For Adults Over 60


Many people don’t realize the importance of dealing with dental issues until it's too late. Adults over 60 years of age are more susceptible to experiencing adverse dental problems if they have not sustained healthy oral hygiene practices over the long haul. Common dental conditions can range from cavities to gum disease or oral cancer. [...]

Common Dental Issues: For Adults Over 602019-01-12T01:09:40+00:00

What to Do if You Suffer From Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)


Everyone has experienced a dry mouth every once in a while, but some suffer from dry mouth more often than not. Incessant dry mouth is known as Xerostomia. Xerostomia is when your mouth doesn’t produce enough saliva, causing a constant feeling of dry mouth. It may sound like a frustrating but manageable symptom that can [...]

What to Do if You Suffer From Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)2019-01-12T01:13:29+00:00

New Material Could Prevent A Root Canal From Killing Your Teeth


Out of all the dental procedures, most people fear a root canal over any other. In fact, many people fear a root canal over public speaking or flying. Even though it’s a common fear, many people can’t explain what a root canal actually is. A root canal is a procedure that’s often required when a [...]

New Material Could Prevent A Root Canal From Killing Your Teeth2019-01-12T01:17:02+00:00

Is Brushing Your Teeth in the Shower Gross?


Every once in a while someone dares to ask a question that you may not want the answer to. Questions regarding how often we should change out our dish sponges, wash our sheets, bleach our shower curtains, floss, clean out our ears or our air filters all point to answers that might make us feel [...]

Is Brushing Your Teeth in the Shower Gross?2019-01-12T01:04:09+00:00

The Evolution of Teeth Whitening


It seems most everyone today wishes to have a movie star smile. Flashing a brilliantly white smile at the camera is more popular than ever with the advent of selfies and digital video. The desire to have glamorously white teeth may seem like a reasonably current trend. In reality, teeth whitening procedures have been around [...]

The Evolution of Teeth Whitening2019-01-12T01:15:06+00:00

The Future of Teeth Implants


Teeth implants are the latest stage in the evolution of tooth replacement. In fact, they've been an increasingly popular choice over removable dentures in recent years. The future of teeth implants is quite exciting. New materials and processes make the replacement of lost and broken teeth more attractive, convenient, and affordable. As a result, dentures [...]

The Future of Teeth Implants2019-01-12T01:14:15+00:00