Archive for the ‘ Gum Disease’ Category

Federal Dental Aid???

According to an article written in the New York times on May 1st, 2012, there has been an upraise of people arriving at the ER with complaints of severe pain from dental disease.  Several of these patients are requesting pain medication to dull their symptoms, leaving ER doctors scrambling to decide the best way to […]

What is Gum Disease?

Today in the news and television commercials we often hear the term “gum disease”, but what exactly is gum disease is?   Gum disease is an infection in the tissues that surround and support your teeth.  Your mouth has a “V” shaped sulcus in between every tooth.  A healthy gingival sulcus hugs the tooth like […]