Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Why Gum Disease is Dangerous

Do you know why gum disease is dangerous to your oral health? Do you know that gum disease can cause you to lose your teeth? Yes, it’s true! Gum disease can pose a serious threat to your smile. Your oral health is essential, which means avoiding gum disease should be... Read more »

The Significance of Oral and Throat Cancer Detection

To ensure you continue to have optimum oral health, be aware of all risks to your smile, including those that you may not often think of. Beyond cavities and gum disease, it is also important to make sure that you're aware of any potential risk factors associated with oral and... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Is Essential to Your Oral Health Care

Hygiene is essential to our overall health. Oral hygiene is also critical to the health of our teeth and gums. If you take care of your teeth correctly, you are giving yourself the gift of positive oral health, which can help your teeth last throughout your life. Here are some... Read more »

Early Symptoms of Tooth Decay Require Professional Attention

If you sometimes forget to brush your teeth each morning and night or you do not floss, plaque and bacteria can build up in your mouth. In time, hardened tartar and can increase your chances of suffering from gum disease and cavities. If you notice that you have a tooth... Read more »

Choose the Toothpaste That Is Best for Your Smile

Your tube of toothpaste is almost gone, which means that it’s time to restock. There are so many types of toothpaste and you may not know which is best for your smile or your children’s smiles. To aid you in your quest, Dr. Joseph Conard and our team are happy... Read more »

A Root Canal Might Be Needed to Treat a Knocked Out Tooth

Failing to wear a protective mouth guard during contact sports, or suffering some other accidental blow to the mouth can sometimes impart enough force to knock a tooth out of its periodontal socket. In some of these cases, the root remains in the socket, but the remainder of the dental... Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Can Help Augment Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The American Dental Association and professional dentists like Dr. Joseph Conard recommend brushing your teeth every morning, and night, as well as flossing at least once each day. With consistency, these basic oral hygiene practices will remove plaque, food material, and sugar residue from your mouth. This will reduce the... Read more »

How to Keep Your Smile for a Lifetime

Your teeth do so much for you and your smile; they allow you to eat with ease, brighten and beautify your smile, and help you to speak and articulate properly. So obviously, you’d like to keep your teeth for life. But how do you do that? What should you be... Read more »