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Archive for May 2017

Negative Effects of Nail Biting

Nail biting is a bad habit that often begins early in life as a response to stress or boredom, or sometimes as a subconscious reaction to nervousness. While the habit tends to fade as we get older, it’s estimated that about 30% of people continue to gnaw on their nails into adulthood. At our dental…

Understanding Dental X-Rays

When you come to your appointments at our dental offices in Cincinnati, there’s a good chance we may recommend taking some x-rays of your mouth. And for good reason. Dental x-rays are critical in helping us detect a number of potential oral health problems early, often making treatment easier and more affordable. What our patients…

The Importance of Measuring Gum Pockets

The process of measuring gum pockets, also known as periodontal charting, is pretty simple and should be painless as long as there is no infection. At our dental offices in Cincinnati, when we do a periodontal charting, you’ll hear us call out several numbers as we gently poke along the gum line. These numbers represent…