Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits Play an Important Role in Gum Disease Prevention

Early signs of gingivitis often include gums that bleed easily and look inflamed as well as problems with chronic bad breath. This earliest stage of gum disease is often the result of inconsistent or ineffective oral hygiene habits. Brushing your teeth twice each day and making sure to floss at... Read more »

Dental Implants Are Safe, Durable, and Extremely Tough

Dental implants are tooth replacements designed to be safe, durable, and extremely tough. So tough in fact, that a dental implant can be inserted in your mouth and withstand the heavy wear and tear of a lifetime of use and not wear. However, oral accidents are always a possibility, but... Read more »

Does Bad Oral Hygiene Cause Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is an oral health disorder characterized by bitter and pungent odors coming from someone’s mouth, often as the result of bacterial contamination or infection. For more information, look below at some of the major contributors to bad breath: - Bad breath may have many... Read more »

What Can You Do to Improve Your Oral Health as You Age?

As you age, the wear and tear on your oral health can become more prominent if you are not aggressively taking steps to keep your smile shining. As you age, keep your smile terrific with top-notch oral health care routines. If your oral health is not up to par as... Read more »

Can Your Oral Health Stand up to the Dangers of Cavities?

When plaque begins to build up over time in your mouth, it can begin to convert substances such as sugars into harmful acids that are capable of eating through tooth enamel. When the harmful acids eat entirely through the tooth enamel, a hole forms called a cavity. Fight cavities with... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Clagett Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our... Read more »