Brighten Your Smile with Cavity Prevention

Cavities, those holes in tooth enamel from the effects of plaque formation can wreak havoc on your healthy smile. Plaque forms on your teeth and gums as a reaction to the sugars in your mouth from the foods and drinks you eat and drink, like chips, bread, milk, cookies, juice, soda, for example. The bacteria that live in your mouth... read more »

The Differences Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis

Gum disease is a very complex dental issue that can leave many confused and puzzled. If you are one who doesn’t quite understand the disease, our Ken Caryl Dental Center team is happy to help you! First, we would like to explain that the disease involves two different stages: gingivitis and periodontitis. These stages are very different and you can... read more »

What is a Plaque Discoloring Agents?

Do you know why it’s important to brush and floss? Mostly, you need to remove the plaque that can harden into tartar. Sadly, while you can remove plaque by brushing and flossing, once it’s hardened, only a dentist can remove it and can lead to gum disease, which can lead to the loss of teeth and gum tissue. Fortunately, there... read more »