Gum disease is a condition that threatens your oral health as well as the health of your whole body. It is extremely prevalent; according to the American Academy of Periodontology, half of American adults have some form of gum disease. Unfortunately, many people are unaware they have the condition until they visit a dentist or…

Dr. Shayne Fixari

Everyone experiences bad breath at some time or another, especially after a garlic-heavy meal or first thing in the morning. But what if bad breath becomes a chronic problem that mints or mouthwash can’t conquer? Your teeth or gums may be to blame. Once you understand what’s causing your bad breath, you can move on…

Dr. Shayne Fixari

Periodontal disease is an infection of the area surrounding the teeth. Common symptoms include swollen and/or irritated gums, sensitivity, and receding gums. Many adults have the beginning stages of gum disease and aren’t even aware. If you experience pain or bleeding when brushing or flossing, it is likely a sign that infection is present and it’s…

Dr. Shayne Fixari