Tag: Gums


The Alternatives to Root Canals

The Alternatives to Root Canals

We talk a lot about the alternatives to root canals typically the only alternative mentioned is extraction of the tooth. But is that really the only alternative? Surely there must be other options, right? This was the question posed by Sean after listening to recent podcasts (Root Canals, Infections, Formaldehyde, Oh My!). The truth is, there are other alternatives depending on the situation. We’ll try...

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Got A Gummy Smile?

Do you have a gummy smile?  You know, the smile where you show more gums than teeth… sometimes making your teeth look short or small. If so, you’re not alone.  Most beauty pagent winners have gummy smiles. But what about too gummy? As a dentist I’ve been trained to evaluate smiles aesthetically and the gums are just as [...]


Bottled Water Review

Essentia Water Review: Great For You And Your Mouth

We all know the importance of hydrating our body with good old fashion water.  We know that our body is comprised of water.  We know that when our body runs out of water, we crave it. However, with the multitude of waters out there, which one do you pick? And which are good for your mouth and gums? Thousands of theories out there about what...

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