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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Your Cure for Bad Breath
Having someone tell you that you have bad breath can be humiliating, but it can also be a sign that you need to see your dentist...

Clean Your Tongue — It Can Help Reduce Bad Breath
We are often asked about the role the tongue plays with bad breath or halitosis, as it is known medically...

Banish Bad Breath
Treating bad breath is big business...

Choosing the Right Mouth Rinse that Matches your Oral Health Needs
...A cosmetic rinse can give you a temporary “clean” feeling in the mouth (usually masking bad breath with a more pleasant smell) but in the long run doesn't contribute to better oral health...

Warning: Chewing Tobacco IS Hazardous to Your Oral Health
...Tobacco also causes cosmetic and hygiene problems, including tooth staining and chronic bad breath...

Take Care of Your Gums and They Will Take Care of You
...Other common symptoms of periodontal disease include bad breath and taste...

What's In Your Toothpaste?
...But don't worry: You won't find any broken crockery or ashes inside a modern tube! Today's toothpastes are scientifically formulated to be effective in removing plaque, which helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease (not to mention bad breath...

Kicking the Tobacco Chewing Habit a Must for Long-Term Health
...Individuals who chew tobacco are more susceptible to oral problems like bad breath, mouth dryness, or tooth decay and gum disease...

Chewing Tobacco is Just as Addictive and Dangerous as Smoking
...And although not life-threatening, it can also give you bad breath, dry mouth and an assortment of dental problems that incur financial and social costs...

The Secret to Preventing Gum Disease - Control Bacterial Plaque
...As the infection advances into the underlying support structures that hold teeth in place you may also notice receding gums (moving away from your teeth causing them to look longer), pus around the gums or lingering bad breath or taste...

Bad Breath in Children
...If your child has persistent bad breath, it may be for one of the following reasons: POOR ORAL HYGIENE HABITS...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
An estimated sixty-five percent of Americans have bad breath...

Gum Disease (Gingivitis)
...Early warning signs include chronic bad breath, tender or painful swollen gums and minor bleeding after brushing or flossing...