Let’s Talk Toothpaste

Let’s Talk Toothpaste You already know all the basics of taking care of your teeth—regular brushing and flossing, etc. But do you know if you’re using the right toothpaste? What to look for Look for a toothpaste with a fluoride level at least 1,000 parts per million and the ADA stamp of approval. Different toothpastes […]
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Teeth Grinding

Tooth Grinding – Causes and Remedies Tooth grinding, also known as Bruxism, affects anywhere from one in ten to one in three adults. It is also fairly common in children, but most kids grow out of it by time they are teens. What is Tooth Grinding, or Bruxism? Simply put, bruxism is a condition characterized […]
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Oral Care and Whole Body Health

Oral Care and Whole Body Health  Most people know that oral care is key to keeping our mouths healthy. But it might surprise you to know that your oral health provides clues about your overall health. After all, the mouth is the gateway to the rest of our body, and how we treat our gums […]
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Meet Your Dental Hygenist

Meet Your Dental Hygienist The dental professionals at Gardner & Midgette include both dentists and dental hygienists. Both are knowledgeable, experienced practitioners who help take care of your teeth. By supporting dentists and performing certain duties, hygienists constitute an integral component of dentistry.  If you’re wondering what the hygienists at Gardner & Midgette do, today’s […]
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Gum Disease

Gum Disease Research estimates that 75% of Americans will develop gum disease at some point in their life. Therefore, there’s a high chance that you or somebody known to you has gum disease. Are you aware that various forms of gum disease exist that might impact your overall health? If left untreated, some types of gum […]
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