Month: January 2017
Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is caused by plaque. It is that film your tongue can feel covering your teeth and gums. Bacteria thrive in this sticky, colorless environment and, if left to grow, your gums can become inflamed. When that happens, you need to contact the offices of Drs. Weston Spencer & James Lovell, Conservative Comprehensive Dentistry in Rancho Santa Fe, California.Periodontal Disease Can Range From Mild To Serious
The mildest form of periodontal disease...Read More
Missing teeth don’t just ruin your smile and your overall appearance. They can also be detrimental to your oral health. When a tooth is lost, the teeth next to the gap tend to shift toward the open space. That affects the entire alignment of your teeth and can compromise the strength and integrity of your bite. Particles of food have more spaces where they can become lodged and contribute to tooth decay. Even one missing tooth can cause a multitude of problems.
Fortunately, dental bridges in...Read More