The Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis

The Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis

According to the Center for Disease and Control (CDC), nearly half of people over the age of 30 have a form of periodontitis without any knowledge of the signs and warnings of this disease. This issue stems from the lack of knowledge about the difference between...
What Is Plaque and Why Does It Cause Gingivitis?

What Is Plaque and Why Does It Cause Gingivitis?

As we all should know, several health issues can stem from the lack of good oral hygiene. These health issues can go far beyond embarrassing bad breath and the dreaded cavity, and can even lead to illnesses and diseases.  The production of plaque on your teeth can...
What Are Dental Hygienists and What Do They Do?

What Are Dental Hygienists and What Do They Do?

Dental hygienists play a pivotal role in protecting a patient’s oral health and well-being. The keyword to what a dental hygienist does is prevention. Your Mission pediatric dentists at Heroes Dental would like to inform you on the importance of dental hygienists and...

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