What is Gingivitis?

When good oral hygiene is lacking, it’s possible for gingivitis to develop in a patient’s mouth. This condition occurs as a result of plaque buildup around the teeth, which in turn triggers an immune response that causes the gums to be inflamed. Bleeding and sensitivity may occur, and if not properly handled, the condition can…

The Role of Vitamins in Oral Health

A balanced diet ensures that your body obtains all the necessary vitamins and minerals required for optimal growth and development. Not getting nutrients like calcium and vitamin D predisposes you to an increased risk of tooth loss, especially when we age. Fortunately, we at Dr. Caceres’s practice recently read a robust study done by the…

Bad Breath: Don’t Take it Lightly

Although bad breath, also known as halitosis, can sometimes be handled easily, Dr. Caceres in Marietta, GA wants you to know that a persistent bad taste in the mouth or bad breath may be a sign of something more serious. Health Conditions Associated With Bad Breath Bad breath may sometimes imply gum diseases, tooth decay,…