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.

Do You Have Any of These Signs?

Roses are red, violets are blue, have we told you how much we care about you? Each time you visit us, we are working to make sure that your dental health is in excellent condition. One of the ways we do this occurs during your regular check-up and exam. Do you know what part of your exam can be an actual life saver? Click here to find out more about this important screening.