Posts Categorized: Dental Hygiene

Diabetes Awareness Month

November is recognized as National Diabetes Awareness Month and serves to raise awareness of diabetes, other health problems associated with the disease, and the importance of regulation. In fact, one of the little-known facts about diabetes is that it directly relates to oral health. Our dental office in Madison wants to help do our part… Read more »

Is Chewing Gum Good for Teeth?

Gum may be your go-to fix to temporarily get rid of bad breath. Or maybe you just like to chew gum and there’s always a pack nearby. But is this sweet treat good for your teeth and overall oral health? Our dental office in Madison has the answer. Gum Can Be Good, But Not All… Read more »

Are Gum Disease and Gingivitis the Same Thing?

At our dental office in Madison we’re often asked if gum disease and gingivitis are the same thing. It’s a common misconception regarding a serious disease that can have serious consequences if left untreated, and we’d like to clarify the difference. Defining Gum Disease Gum disease at its core is an infection in the gums… Read more »

Happy National Dental Hygiene Month!

October is commonly recognized as the month packed with pumpkins, scarecrows, trick-or-treaters, and all things Halloween. At our dental office in Madison, October has another important meaning that’s near and dear to our hearts; it’s National Dental Hygiene month – when we recognize our dedicated dental hygienists and bring awareness to the importance of proper… Read more »