Bleeding or swollen gums? Here’s what you need to know

You brush your teeth and your gums bleed a little. You blame the toothbrush, or brushing too hard. The fact is, gums shouldn’t bleed from brushing. If yours are, you could have gum disease. Gum disease is common, but it’s serious. If left untreated, it can lead to receding gums and eventual tooth loss. In Read More

Diabetes and Your Teeth: Your Blood Sugar and Its Connection to Oral Health

If you’re familiar with diabetes, you know that it, if left untreated, can cause a slew of health problems. Poorly managed diabetes puts patients at an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, nerve damage and many other serious issues. But did you know that poorly managed diabetes can also lead to tooth decay, gum disease Read More

When At-Home Remedies Stop Snoring but Not Apnea

The market for anti-snoring devices is booming. The number of people who snore increases along with increased obesity rates and people are becoming more aware of the dangers of snoring. To try to capitalize on this market, more and more manufacturers are introducing at-home remedies that claim to control snoring. The snoring in Read More

Pro Tips: Breaking Bad Habits That Might Contribute to TMD

Temporomandibular joint disorders, or TMD, can be a literal pain. Between its relationship with poor posture to how difficult it is to diagnose, TMD can put unneeded strain on your mental and physical health. Here at Top Down Dental, we’re not just focused on what’s happening inside of your mouth. We’re Read More

Should I Still See My Dentist If I Have Dentures?

You’ve received a beautiful new set of dentures! Thanks to modern dentistry and technology, Fountain of Youth (FOY®) Dentures are natural-looking, bright, and beautiful, and they address the common issues associated with older types of dentures. Traditional dentures can be uncomfortable, poorly fitted and unattractive. They can even make you look older, which Read More

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