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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. 

Five Reasons to Start Flossing Your Children's Teeth Early

Five Reasons to Start Flossing Your Children's Teeth Early

According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), flossing is the single most important weapon against plaque.  Gaining an early start on flossing can significantly reduce cavity-causing bacteria in your child's mouth, leading to healthier teeth and gums.   Here are five great reasons to start flossing early:

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.