13Sep 2021

Don't Let It Go

A team from the University of Washington recently identified and classified the different ways people respond to the buildup of dental plaque.

06Apr 2021

Seeing the Signs of Gum Disease?

The American Dental Association states that if your gums are bleeding, it could be a sign of gingivitis or poor dental hygiene, and you should be sure to brush and floss at least twice a day to improve your symptoms. But a new study from the University of Washington suggests bleeding gums may also indicate that you need more vitamin C.

17Jul 2020

Metallic Taste in the Mouth?

What are the causes of a metallic taste in the mouth? It might just seem like a minor irritation, but it could be a sign of something more serious.

16Jul 2020

A New Kid on the Block?

German researchers have identified a parasite that plays a role in gum disease. Entamoeba gingavilis causes inflammation and damage when it invades gum tissue.