Main causes of bleeding gums

By Sunset Dental on July 30th, 2018

Do you ever notice that your gums are bleeding after you floss or brush your teeth? Many people see this as a normal occurrence, but the reality is that the gums should not be sensitive enough to bleed from slight pressure. If a person’s gums are bleeding, it may be a sign that they are Read More…

When You Need a Deep Teeth Cleaning

By Sunset Dental on July 26th, 2018

Deep cleaning your teeth sounds like something you should do after you’ve missed a few visits to the dentist. It is actually a specific procedure performed by your dental hygienist to treat gum and periodontal disease. When is a deep cleaning required? Everyone experiences some form of plaque buildup, but a deep clean is not Read More…

13 Ways You Can Treat Gum Disease

By Sunset Dental on July 18th, 2018

You probably weren’t aware that most people experience gum disease at some point in their lives.  The good news is that treating mild gum disease (i.e. gingivitis) is really easy. Once treated, you can prevent re-occurrences by following a simple oral hygiene routine. If you have sore or bleeding gums and think you have gum Read More…

Dental Implant Procedures: The Differences You Should Know

By Sunset Dental on July 13th, 2018

You have just had a tooth removed or you are about to get one removed.  Your dentist has recommended dental implant surgery. Traditional dental implants continue to be excellent choices for replacing missing teeth; however, there are many options for implants. It is important to talk to your dentist about all the options so you Read More…

Wisdom Teeth Extraction and Recovery

By Sunset Dental on July 11th, 2018

Don’t be alarmed if your dentist recommends that you should have your wisdom teeth pulled. They only recommend wisdom teeth removal for patients who have impacted teeth. If you do have wisdom teeth that have fully grown in but are not causing any crowding or pain, the choice is absolutely yours to have them removed. Read More…

How to Know You’re Ready For an Emergency Dental Appointment

By Sunset Dental on July 6th, 2018

Your tooth is hurting…but does that actually qualify as a dental emergency? We know that discomfort is easy to identify, but knowing whether you need to make an appointment after office hours isn’t always as easy. Many of our patients try to simply ignore their pain, thinking it will go away on its own, or Read More…