Dental News & Events from Roger Densley, DDS

Brush and Floss to Prevent Your Gums from Receding

Improper oral health hygiene has far-reaching, long-term consequences that go beyond cavities: Receding gums (or gingival recession) is the exposure of the roots of teeth caused by a loss of tissue surrounding the gums. Gum recession is common in adults over the age of 40, but younger adults may also experience it. The cause of […]

Know Your Mouth: Oral Cancer Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention

No one wants to spend time thinking about oral cancer. However, with more than 43,000 Americans estimated to be diagnosed this year, educating yourself on prevention methods, early detection, and treatment options is more important than ever.   While the number of people expected to be diagnosed with oral and throat cancers is concerning, the […]