Midwinter Meeting Wonderland

Our office recently attended the Chicago Dental Society’s Midwinter Meeting. We enjoyed a great environment, and classes on all aspects of patient care. Looking forward to sharing new research with all of you!  

How does pregnancy affect my mouth?

Hormonal changes  associated with expecting a baby can affect your gums, causing swelling or tenderness.  Your gums may also bleed when you brush and floss. This condition is often referred to as “pregnancy gingivitis”. The gum tissue itself can also get one or more red lumps that often occur between teeth.  These bumps are sometimes […]

For those caring for ageing relatives:

Many of our patients partner with a nursing home or an in-home caretaker for their ageing relatives.  As we get older, regular brushing and flossing can aid in reducing complications of more serious general health challenges.  Please continue to communicate with family members, facilities and caregivers about the importance of oral health care in our loved […]