I think we can all agree that getting a cavity isn’t fun. They can cause tooth sensitivity and toothaches, but did you also know that cavities can cause bad breath? Yes, cavities can contribute to bad breath, but they are not the only culprit. Bad breath can also be caused by things like poor oral […]
Is Gingivitis Contagious?
Gingivitis is a disease that affects the gums, often causing them to become inflamed, tender, or bleed. Suppose you sometimes forget to brush your teeth in the morning or remember to floss. In that case, you may have already encountered these common gum problems. Gingivitis is contagious and can be spread from one person to […]
Checklist: The Symptoms of Gum Disease
Here at Arch Dental, we pride ourselves on being centrally located and easily accessible in downtown Toronto. However, while the in-person services we offer are crucial for our patients’ long-term oral health, we also strive to provide ongoing education in order to keep your smile in shape between visits. Today, we are happy to provide a […]
What Is the Difference Between Gingivitis & Periodontal Disease?
Proper oral hygiene habits not only ensure your smile stays bright and healthy, but it can also help lower your risk of developing gum issues such as gingivitis and periodontitis. Maintaining a proper oral hygiene routine and seeing your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings is important to remove the plaque build-up that can damage your teeth and gums. At Arch Dental, we […]