Tag: periodontitis

Many people wonder about osteoporosis and their teeth, and whether bone loss can affect their dental health. Although your teeth themselves are not bones, they can be affected by osteoporosis. Deterioration of the jawbones often leads to premature tooth loss, gum disease, and other complications....

Did you know that your dental health directly affects your overall health? A clean, healthy mouth is the first step to lasting good health. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry of Peoria, we always emphasize the importance of daily brushing and flossing, because good oral...

You do not need to suffer from tooth loss! If you are missing teeth, dentures can help you eat and speak normally, as well as smile confidently. The denture process may seem overwhelming, but your friendly dentists at Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Peoria...

If you suffer from receding gums, treatment is available. Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale specializes in diagnosing and treating periodontal diseases. We can spot the early signs of receding gums, and put you on a course of treatment that will help restore your...

Does stress affect your teeth? Yes—although you may not realize it, stress causes many side effects that can have a detrimental impact on your oral health. Chronic stress weakens your immune system, leaving you vulnerable to the infections that cause cavities and gum disease. If...

There are many different causes of tooth pain, and all of them are serious. Constant, throbbing pain could indicate an abscess or infection. Pain from pressure while chewing might be from a broken tooth, a damaged filling, or habitual teeth grinding. If you are experiencing...