The Dangers of Gum Disease

You may be aware of the fact that gum disease can cause bad breath, loose teeth, and even damage to your jawbone. But were you aware of the fact that gum disease can have ramifications beyond your mouth? Your oral health can impact your overall health to a much greater degree than you may have thought. Gum disease is caused... read more »

Halitosis & Bad Breath

Bad breath stinks. Literally! (*Crickets chirping*) Did you know that stinky breath can come from more than just anchovies? Rancid breath also comes from sources inside your body, and when that’s the case it’s an illness referred to as halitosis. Here are a few sources of halitosis. -If you have gum disease, pockets of bacteria in your gums are chomping... read more »

What Can Mouthwash Do for Your Mouth

As you may know, some very popular foods could lead to problems with your breath. For that reason—along with a few others—many people use breath mints and chewing gum to freshen their breath. While these are useful options, they only mask bad breath without addressing the root of the problem. In other words, if you're interested in improving your breath,... read more »

Are Your Gums Bleeding?

At the dental practice of Henry K. Danziger DDS, we cannot emphasize enough that taking good care of your oral health by brushing and flossing daily benefits not just your teeth, but your gums as well. The health of your gums--which cushion and support your teeth--are a good indicator of your general health which can let you know when something is going... read more »