What Can Cause Gingivitis?

Does it seem like you frequently get gingivitis? Are you aware of what can increase your chances of developing periodontal disease? Gingivitis may be noticed if your gums are red or swollen, they may be tender or bleed easily. While it can be a mild infection in the gums at the beginning, gingivitis can become progressively worse if it is... read more »

The Benefits of Brushing and Flossing Your Dental Bridge

A dental bridge can be very helpful when it comes to replacing lost teeth. They can look like your natural teeth and restore functions like speaking and eating, which may have been hampered because of the missing tooth. You may think that because the bridge is technically fake that it does not need to be brushed for flossed. In truth,... read more »

The Reasons Why You Should Clean Your Teeth

If you ever wonder why you should clean your teeth regularly, then our dentists, Dr. Michael K. Taylor, Dr. Danielle D. Gordon and Dr. Christopher A. Gordon are happy to help you better understand. Brushing, flossing, rinsing, and visiting our office are very important for maintaining a top-notch smile and oral health. We are happy to tell you the reasons... read more »

The Facts About Regular Dental Checkups

Flossing and brushing your teeth are important if you would like to enjoy a healthy smile. You probably also understand that you should visit a dentist regularly if you have any problems like pain, a cracked tooth, or swollen gums. Still, would you be surprised to learn that you should see our dentist twice a year even if your teeth... read more »

A Safe Smile Is a Healthy Smile, Especially for Teenagers

A safe smile is a healthy smile. As long as we continue to protect our teeth and gums from internal and external dangers, the greater the likelihood our mouth will be healthy. The life of a teenager, coupled with additional pressures from peers and social settings, make early adulthood an extremely trying time to keep your teeth safe. Our dentists... read more »

Diet Tips and Tricks for Positive Oral Health

Halloween is vastly approaching, which means many diets will be coming to an end. This year, our team here at Blue Ridge Dentistry in Boone, North Carolina, offers some tips and tricks to keep in your diet this year, which will help you and your family's teeth stay in healthy tip-top shape. These tips and tricks include: 1. Water is... read more »

Your Health: Why Your Gums Are Important Too

We know a healthy mouth is important to you, but have you ever thought about how important your gums can be to you and your overall health? If you haven’t thought about it, it’s time to start. Your gums are an important and essential part of your mouth. The tissues of your gums act as a barrier that covers and... read more »