Why Are My Gums Bleeding

Have you noticed that you often see signs of blood when you rinse your mouth after brushing and flossing your teeth? If so, you are experiencing bleeding gums. Bleeding gums can be caused by something as simple as food trapped between teeth, brushing too hard, or flossing too roughly. Signs of bleeding gums are not an immediate cause for concern; however, if you notice it is becoming a regular occurrence, be sure to contact our office. Some other possible causes of bleeding gums includes:

Are You Sensitive?

Do you avoid eating foods and drinking beverages that are hot because they irritate your teeth? If so, you may be experiencing tooth sensitivity. It is not uncommon to experience sensitivity from time to time, especially following certain dental treatments; however, when you experience it regularly, you may have a problem with your oral health and need to visit our office. Read on to learn more about tooth sensitivity and how to treat symptoms.

Everyday Habits That Can Negatively Affect Oral Health

At Brown & Gettings, DDS, we often speak about your oral and your overall health. We are committed to assisting our patients in restoring and maintaining their oral health over the course of their lives. Unfortunately, there are certain habits that can negatively affect their teeth and lead to serious complications with their oral health. We want to take a few moments to share what habits may be affecting your oral health so you can make the necessary changes as soon as possible:

Your Oral Health In The New Year

Welcome to 2023! It’s hard to believe that the holiday season has passed by and we have started a new year. We know that many of our patients love the start of a new year because it feels like a fresh start. This is one of the reasons we encourage our patients to evaluate the state of their oral health at the beginning of the year. If it has been some time since you or a loved one has visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning, we suggest scheduling an appointment soon! Delaying regular dental care can lead to serious oral health complications in your future. Read on to learn more.

We Love New Patients!

We often have people ask if we are accepting new patients. The answer is YES, we always welcome new patients! It warms our hearts when our beloved patients want to refer their friends and family because they are so pleased with the level of care we provide. Our patients are one of the reasons we have been recognized by Cincinnati Magazine as a top dentist for the past 3 years. If you have a loved one who would be interested in learning more about our practice, be sure to forward them this email. Continue reading to learn more about what makes our award-winning practice special.

Caring For Teeth When You Don’t Feel Your Best

At Brown & Gettings, DDS, we are continuously speaking about the importance of not only your oral health, but your overall health as well. Even when you do all the right things for your body, such as eat a healthy, well balanced diet, exercise regularly, and receive routine oral and medical care, sometimes unhealthy germs make their way into your system and you can become ill. If we have learned anything over the last few years, it is to read the signs of our body and rest when necessary.

An Exciting New Opportunity

Our patients are extremely important to us, and we strive to provide the very best in service. We have a wonderful relationship with many of you, as patients. One way we provide outstanding service is to continuously improve our techniques and knowledge about the dental services we provide. We are able to do this through continuing education opportunities. Dr. Brown has recently had the opportunity to receive unique training from an innovator in the field of aesthetic dentistry. Interested in learning more about this opportunity and how it can benefit your care? Continue reading to learn more.

Check Out Dr. Brown’s New Video!

Do you have older dental work that is starting to show wear from years of use? If so, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about how we can improve and update your teeth before you experience a dental emergency. Dr. Brown is back to discuss this topic in the next installment of his vlog, “Dr. Brown Speaks the Tooth.” Click here to watch the video and learn more about being proactive with replacing aging dental work.

Pregnancy And Your Oral Health

Are you or a loved one pregnant, planning a family soon, or a new mom? At Brown & Gettings, DDS, we care about the state of your oral health during each important stage in your life and would hate for a dental issue to dampen the excitement you should be feeling during this special time. Many of our patients are surprised to learn that pregnancy not only changes the state and appearance of your body, but can have some lasting effects on your dental health as well. We want to share how your dental health can be affected during pregnancy plus offer some helpful tips to keep your teeth in excellent shape. Even if you aren’t expecting, this would be great to forward to someone you know who might be experiencing this exciting time.

Check Out Dr. Brown’s Latest Video!

As you know, we truly care about your oral health as well as your overall health. We are diligent in checking your blood pressure, inspecting for issues such as oral cancer, checking your airways for signs of sleep apnea as well as other issues we want to be mindful of monitoring. We want our patients to live long and happy lives and make their health a priority. Dr. Brown is back with his next installment of Dr. Brown Speaks the Tooth, where he discusses the importance of putting yourself and your health first and simple changes you can make. Click here to watch the video and read more about this topic.