Category Archives : Oral Care



What is a Periodontist?

So you’ve been referred to Dr. Bailey or another periodontist by your general practice dentist. What does that mean? What is a periodontist and what does a periodontist do? Well, we’ll tell you!  A periodontal specialist is a dentist, but READ MORE



November is traditionally a month to give thanks and find the reasons in life to be happy. However, some people can find it truly difficult to be happy and see good in life. While depression is a serious illness it READ MORE



Best Way to Floss

Taking care of your teeth and mouth is actually an important part of your overall health. If you have a happy healthy mouth, your body can keep out infections and bacteria more effectively. We already shared with you how to READ MORE



10 Tips for Great Oral Hygiene

Good oral hygiene correlates with good overall body and mind health. It is important to take care of your teeth and your mouth in general. When you think about it, our bodies have some amazing defense systems to keep bad READ MORE



Can I Use Mouthwash Instead of Flossing

Can I use a mouthwash or rinse instead of flossing? This is a very common question that dentists and dental professionals get rather frequently. We assume that this is coming because flossing can, admittedly, be somewhat of a nuisance and READ MORE



Sensitive Teeth | Treatment

by George M Bailey, DDS Why are my teeth sensitive? The most common reason for sensitive teeth is exposure of the root surface (dentin).  Gums may recede and expose the roots of the teeth which have nerve endings. For many READ MORE



Tips to Properly Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth is the number one thing you can do to prevent tooth and gum issues. Tooth decay, gingivitis, and other gum diseases or teeth problem can be really troublesome and painful. Brushing your teeth regularly can help avoid READ MORE