Tori are harmless growths of bone within the mouth; the word torus refers to a single bump, while tori is the plural. Tori are defined as hills of bone growth covered by normal gum tissue. They are considered to be ordinary, completely healthy, and rarely a cause for concern. Tori usually develop symmetrically on both… Read more »
Month: April 2018
Can Invisalign® Help My Smile?
If you have teeth that are crooked or misaligned, it can present a number of challenges for your smile that go beyond appearance. Although an effect on your smile’s appearance can be enough to shake your confidence. A crooked smile can be troublesome to keep clean and plaque-free, which can put you at a higher… Read more »
What Is Gingivitis?
Have you heard the term gingivitis on a commercial for mouth rinses and toothpastes? Perhaps, you have heard the term from your dentist. Gingivitis is a disease affecting millions of people across all age groups. As the first stage of progressive gum disease, gingivitis can start off innocuously enough. Usually, a person who has it may… Read more »
Spring Cleaning For Smiles
Springtime usually causes some inspiration to make everything fresh and clean. The sunshine might make you feel more inspired to scrub everything with a little bit of elbow grease to make it all sparkling clean. When you are creating your list of things to clean up around the house for some “Spring Cleaning,” think about adding… Read more »