Gummy smile: What causes it, and how to fix it?

Gummy smile: What causes it, and how to fix it?

Too much gum tissue that shows when you smile, also known as the excessive gingival display, can lower your confidence and self-esteem. Fortunately, by understanding the causes of a gummy smile, it is treatable with the assistance of your dental team. What is a gummy smile? A gummy smile is 3 to 4 millimeters from […]

How does plaque cause gum disease?

How does plaque cause gum disease?

Dental plaque affects everyone. When bacteria in your mouth blend with sugary meals, a sticky film develops on the teeth. Brushing and flossing remove plaque from your mouth. However, if you do not remove plaque, it hardens into tartar and causes cavities, gingivitis (gum disease), and tooth loss. Therefore, knowing the causes of plaque buildup […]