Posts Categorized: general dentistry

Why Your Toothbrush Matters

Did you know that 600 different kinds of microorganisms have been identified in any one person’s mouth? Did you also know that these bacteria are harmless unless the correct environmental influence allows them to thrive causing infection and decay? Your oral health habits at home remain vital to maintaining a clean, healthy mouth.

Understanding Bad Breath

Bad breath is an embarrassing, yet common condition. Bad breath, or halitosis, can occur when the uneven surface of the tongue traps bacteria that produce odors. Certain foods, medical conditions, or poor dental hygiene habits can contribute to bad breath. If halitosis does not improve with regular brushing or flossing at home, Dr. Maria Loukas… Read more »