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…

Oral Health to Prevent Cancer?

A healthy, radiant smile can be a real boost to your confidence, but its benefits extend beyond appearance and even good oral health. As your mouth is the entrance to the rest of your body, oral health is closely linked to overall health. Dr. Mark Caceres and his Marietta, GA dental team understand this and…

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,…

Pregnancy and Oral Health

Becoming pregnant is one of the greatest gifts we can experience, but it does tend to wreak havoc on our hormones. Both estrogen and progesterone rapidly increase quite instantly after conception. Unfortunately, the increase in progesterone can lead to some dental woes that need to be promptly addressed. Dr. Caceres and his staff have the…