How Do You Know Your Wisdom Teeth Are Coming In?

How Do You Know Your Wisdom Teeth Are Coming In?

When you think of new teeth coming in, you typically think of young children, teething, or the tooth fairy. However, a set of third molars usually erupts between the ages of 15 and 25. These are the last set of permanent teeth to erupt. While some may have no problems...
How to Get Rid of Jaw Pain?

How to Get Rid of Jaw Pain?

Jaw pain can be anything from mild discomfort to a debilitating condition affecting your ability to eat and speak. While many underlying conditions can cause pain, the most common cause of jaw pain is temporomandibular joint dysfunction. At Soundview Family Dental, we...
What to Do When My Gums Bleed When I Floss?

What to Do When My Gums Bleed When I Floss?

If you are experiencing bleeding gums when you floss, you are not alone. Bleeding gums are common and may just be a sign of simple irritation in many cases. However, it can also be an initial sign of gum disease or other dental concerns. At Soundview Family Dental,...
Can Gum Disease Cause High Blood Pressure?

Can Gum Disease Cause High Blood Pressure?

You know the importance of brushing and flossing when promoting good oral health, but did you know that it can also affect your general health? In fact, gum disease, or periodontitis, not only puts your teeth at risk, but it also puts your overall health at risk with...