Symptoms of Gum Disease

Are you embarrassed by persistent bad breath that won’t seem to go away? If so, you are not alone. This is a common sign of gum disease and could be putting your teeth and oral health at risk. To help you understand more about gum disease, our team here at Findlay Dental Group in Findlay, Ohio, is happy to provide... read more »

What Are the Stages of Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a complicated yet dangerous and serious dental issue that can severely damage your smile and oral health. This disease is so complicated, in fact, that it has a total of two stages. Those stages are gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease that is also the mildest stage. It begins when you... read more »

Why Are Dental Cleanings Important?

Have you ever been told that you should visit a dentist once every six months? Do you ever struggle to make these appointments because of time constraints or because they’re inconvenient? While we understand that your time is valuable, please know that these appointments are actually vital to the health of your teeth. An important part of these appointments is... read more »

Toothpaste Buying Tips

Not all toothpaste is created equal; in fact, if you use a certain kind of toothpaste over another, you can actually do quite a bit to improve your oral health. The trick is taking the time while shopping to find the type of toothpaste that addresses your specific oral health needs and has a few other features as well. Let's... read more »

Vegetarian Diets: What you Need to Know

You probably know that a diet can affect your health. Similarly, you probably know that a diet can affect your teeth—but do you know what a vegetarian diet could do to your teeth? Unfortunately, a vegetarian diet can lack some of the nutrition you need, which could eventually harm your teeth or gums. However, if you’re careful, a vegetarian diet... read more »

Gum Disease Is a Serious Health Issue

It is estimated that nearly half (47%) of Americans over 30 have periodontitis, an advanced form of gum disease. That number increases to 70% of seniors. One might think that since it is so common, it can’t be that serious. However, that is simply not the case. Gum disease can cause major, irreversible damage to your mouth, and is also... read more »

Are Your Wisdom Teeth Helping or Hurting?

When our ancestors roamed the earth, the third molars, or wisdom teeth, were necessary to help chew the kinds of food they ate. Our diets have since evolved, making these third molars superfluous, and in fact, problematic since our jaws are smaller than theirs, so there isn’t really room for these extra teeth. This means that when they come in,... read more »