What Are The Effects of Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease UDCE Blog

The Link Between Periodontal Disease and Your Overall Health Periodontal disease is the infection of structures around the teeth; including the gums, the cementum which covers the root, the periodontal ligament, and the alveolar bone. The earliest and most commonly known stage of periodontal disease is called gingivitis, infection of the gums. If left untreated, […]

Are You Brushing Properly?

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Brushing Your Teeth Brushing your teeth is a simple act, one that most of us do not even think about as we are doing it.  We walk around or stare off into space going through the motions.  Properly brushing our teeth involves more than simply running a brush over the teeth with toothpaste.  There is […]

Dealing With Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety

Overcoming Dental Anxiety and Fear of the Dentist We commonly hear from our patients, of all ages, they feel some level of uneasiness or anxiety before or during their dental appointments.  There are some tips we’d like to share that can help you overcome your dental anxiety: Talk to Us – Talk with the dentist […]

Does Dental Sealant Help Prevent Cavities?

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What Are Dental Sealants? The chewing surfaces of our premolar and molar teeth have grooves, or fissures, that make them vulnerable to decay because these fissures can be deep, are difficult to clean, and can be narrower than even your toothbrush bristles.  Dental sealants are plastic coatings that fill-in and protect the chewing surfaces of […]