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What is Happening with My Gums - Gum Disease, Bleeding, and Causes and Treatment

What is Happening with My Gums? Gum Disease, Bleeding, and Causes and Treatment

It starts with redness and inflammation, and then your gums may begin to bleed when flossing and brushing. At Sunrise Dentistry, one of the things we evaluate during a new patient exam is the wellness of your gums. One of the reasons our patients must fill out a health history form when they become a …

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Dry Mouth Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

Dry Mouth Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

We all need saliva to keep our mouths clean and moist. Saliva also helps in food digestion and prevents infection by controlling the growth of bacteria and fungi in the oral cavity. When you do not make enough saliva, your mouth gets uncomfortably dry. Dry mouth causes may include dehydration, unhealthy lifestyle practices, certain medical conditions, and …

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Bad Breath - Learn How Regular Dental Visits Can Help

Bad Breath: Learn How Regular Dental Visits Can Help

Evidence suggests that bad breath, also called halitosis, affects approximately 25% of people. It is, in fact, one of the most common reasons why people do dental visits and oral care. Many times, people do not notice that they have foul breath because they have become accustomed to their own scent. This may cause embarrassment. Learn the …

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7 Things You Need to Know About Lingual Braces

7 Things You Need to Know About Lingual Braces

While lingual braces are nothing new in the field of dentistry, specifically in orthodontics, people still have numerous questions about this treatment. Like all other procedures used to straighten teeth, hidden braces have their own advantages and disadvantages. Read on to know more. What Are Lingual Braces? Lingual braces are placed behind the teeth, rather than in front, …

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