Gum Disease And Tooth Loss

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The most common cause of tooth loss among adults is gum disease. Severe gum disease is called periodontitis. Regular check-ups with The Addison Dentist are essential for maintaining good dental health, but there are warning signs for gum disease that everyone should be aware of. Signs of Gum Disease Gums that bleed often Gums that…

Your Smile Says Keep Trying!

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This post from The Addison Dentist is for those who are frustrated because they haven’t been successful at making some changes that will benefit their oral health. We urge you to keep trying, and assure you that we are eager to help. Keep Trying To Floss Many people are observant about brushing and believe that…

Saving Teeth

Root Canals in Addison

This message from The Addison Dentist is about root canal therapy. Although root canals have a bad reputation, there really is nothing to fear. A root canal is often the only way a tooth can be saved. When a tooth is threatened by acute decay, periodontal disease, or damage from an injury, we must make…

Not Your Mother’s Jewelry: 5 Reasons Tongue Piercings Are Dangerous

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Let’s get right to it: while tongue, cheek, and lip piercings are “so in” right now, here are five good reasons from The Addison Dentist to keep piercings where they belong—in your ears: Excessive drooling—YIKES! Chipped teeth Infection (some even in places you wouldn’t think can get infected) Hypersensitivity to metal Nerve damage Drooling Lip…

Why Visit The Dentist?

Why Visit The Dentist?

At The Addison Dentist, the dental health of each of our patients is important. Too often dental health is not taken seriously enough, even by people who should know better. In this post, we are going to review some of the most important reasons for taking good care of your teeth and gums. First, let’s…