Periodontal Disease Facts

Periodontal disease, which is also known as gum disease, is a common but dangerous disease that attacks your smile and oral health if you fail to practice good oral hygiene. It develops when the plaque and tartar on your teeth infect the gums. Over time, the gums get damaged and the jawbone gets destroyed. This disease isn’t only dangerous for... read more »

Tips on Having a Good Relationship With Your Orthodontic Appliance

Your orthodontic experience can be one you'll always remember—in a good way. It can be smooth, successful, and even enjoyable. To help make that possible for you, Dr. John Phillips and our orthodontic team encourage you to have a good relationship with your braces. To do so, you need to first brush and floss regularly. Unfortunately, your braces trap food... read more »