Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

Decatur Oral Dentistry

Dental patients often ask if chewing xylitol gum is an effective substitute for tooth brushing and regular dental exams. Before we answer that question, here is a little bit about xylitol, courtesy Decatur Smiles in Decatur AL: Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first discovered in birch tree bark but is also found in…

You May Have Gingivitis

Affordable Decatur Dentistry

Everyone’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are devoted to oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t influence your health. But if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause problems. We can treat gum disease at Decatur Smiles…