Brushing your teeth is about more than keeping your teeth white and preventing bad breath. It’s a significant part of preventing gum disease or gingivitis and cavities. But did you know you should clean your tongue—not just your teeth? Not only can your tongue contribute to bad breath, but if bacteria accumulates, it can increase […]
Do Cavities Cause Bad Breath?
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 […]
Is There Such Thing as Over Brushing Your Teeth?
At Arch Dental, we know how important it is to have a beautiful smile. From booking regular dental exams and cleanings, to following a proper oral hygiene routine at home, you dedicate a lot of time to ensuring your smile stays healthy and clean. But did you know that over brushing can actually damage your teeth and […]