Gum Disease Symptoms & Risk Factors

Gum disease is an infection that attacks the gums and bone structures that support and surround the teeth. If left untreated, this disease can cause the loss of healthy jawbone structure and even the loss of permanent teeth. Signs of Gum Disease Gum disease is more easily reversed if it... Read more »

How to Choose the Right Dental Floss for your Smile

Developing proper dental hygiene habits is an important part of preserving the health of your smile. We encourage you to brush your teeth at least twice every day and floss daily to keep you smile in good condition. Many patients are unsure what type of floss they should choose, and... Read more »

Signs of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer includes cancers that occur in the lip, the mouth, the throat, the tonsils, or the salivary glands. When oral cancer is not detected early, it requires intensive treatment like surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. In addition, oral cancer can be fatal. Detecting oral cancer early is important to successful... Read more »

When Should You Visit The Dentist?

In order to maintain the health of your teeth, gums and tongue, it’s important that you visit your dentist on a regular basis. The first dental visit should take place within six months of a child getting his or her first tooth, but prior to the first birthday. Seeing your... Read more »

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Some people are very comfortable when it comes to visiting the dentist. Others are excited about their upcoming appointment. Many people however, suffer from dental anxiety, or even a phobia when it comes to the dentist. There can be several reasons that people feel anxious, or even fearful about a... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Carey Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »