gum disease Tag

If you’ve never had a root canal before, it’s normal to have some concerns. But while root canal procedures have a reputation for being painful, that’s just a myth. Thanks to local anesthesia that numbs the tooth, you won’t feel a thing. Oftentimes, a root...

Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While it is commonly associated with complications like high blood sugar and insulin resistance, it can impact your dental health as well. In fact, problems like dry mouth and gum disease are often associated...

Also known as periodontal disease, gum disease is a common dental issue that leads to some very serious damage. It causes painful, swollen, and bleeding gums, and is the leading cause of tooth loss in seniors. Over time, the bacteria that cause the disease can...

Tooth loss, gum disease, and other dental health issues do not have to be part of the aging process. Many of the dental issues that seniors commonly experience can be prevented with good oral hygiene and regular trips to the dentist. Let’s take a look...

During routine dental exams, dentists look for a lot more than just signs of cavities. At Dr. Saba and Associates, we want you to be aware of the early signs of many underlying medical conditions that affect your teeth and gums. Some prescription medications that...