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Bleeding Gums are NOT Normal

Bleeding Gums are NOT Normal

Even if you think you do a great job taking care of your teeth, chances are you've seen an occasional drop or two of blood on your gums after flossing, or in the sink.  Concerned?  Maybe you should be!  Bleeding gums are not NEVER normal and the cause needs to be determined. 

Pregnant Women Often Neglect Dental Health

Pregnant Women Often Neglect Dental Health

When a woman is pregnant, OB-GYN visits always come first. But that often means other appointments are overlooked.  Yet, hormonal changes during pregnancy puts you at higher risk for tooth decay, gum disease (also known as “pregnancy gingivitis”) and oral growths called “pregnancy tumors.”  

Most Common Place You Get Cavities

Most Common Place You Get Cavities

Perhaps one of the most dreaded phrases a child - or adult- can hear during a regular check-up is “You have a cavity.”   At Jeff M. Morrison & Associates, DDS we never want to say these words! That's why our primary goal is prevention.  But it's also helpful to know where you're most likely to get cavities  - so you can target where you brush and floss.