What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease is one of the most common health problems affecting American adults. Ironically, it’s probably the easiest health problem to avoid, too. That said, our team here at Redwood Dental in Providence, Utah, still sees a lot of cases of gum disease. A big problem is that people just don’t know what it is or what leads to it.... read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Tooth Decay

Tooth decay happens plaque materializes on your teeth and generates acid which then burrows into your tooth enamel. This can eventually create serious dental problems, such as cavities, gum disease or abscesses. Tooth decay occurs a little bit every day, but unless it has advanced, we can hardly detect it. If decay has evolved to the point of a cavity,... read more »

Understanding the Triggers of Your Bad Breath

If you suffer from bad breath, then you understand how stressful it can be to have normal conversations. That is why understanding the triggers of your bad breath can be the key to overcoming it. To help you understand your triggers, our team here at Redwood Dental in Providence, Utah, is happy to talk to you about the basic triggers... read more »

Which Drinks Could Impact Your Oral Health

You may have been told that there are some steps you should take if you want to keep your teeth healthy and strong. In fact, you may already know that there are several things you’ll need to avoid doing to keep your teeth clean. Still, have you heard that some of your favorite drinks could impact your oral health? For... read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, often called gum disease, is an infection within your mouth that can play out over a long series of time before it is often treated. Typically, gum disease is caused by bad oral hygiene, but it can also be caused by the foods you eat and the habits you maintain. Listed below are some common questions about gum... read more »

Why Does Pregnancy Affect Your Oral Health?

If you’re pregnant—especially if you’re pregnant for the first time—you may be both excited and nervous. You probably understand that there are several things you’ll need to do to get ready. You also know that your body will change to accommodate your little one, but did you know that your mouth will change as well? For example, you’ll have more... read more »