Dentists in Bozeman are dedicated to your oral health and care about the condition of your teeth. At Bozeman Dentistry – Gabriel McCormick, DMD, we recognize that your teeth help you both eat and speak. You use your teeth to tear, scrape, and chew food, as well as to form words with your tongue. Healthy […]
Preventing Gum Disease At Bozeman Dentistry – Gabriel McCormick, DMD
Run your tongue along the gumline behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar or dental calculus. Even if you brush and floss regularly, plaque and tartar can gradually accumulate. If not removed, these bacteria-breeding substances cause the gums to become irritated and swollen. Eventually, the gums become detached […]
Tonsil Stones: Bozeman’s Questions Answered
Hi, my name is Dr. Gabriel McCormick and I am a cosmetic dentist with a full-service practice in Bozeman. Today in the Bozeman dental blog I would like to address the subject of tonsil stones. The first thing that Belgrade, Big Sky, and Livingston dental patients usually ask about tonsil stones is, “What in the world […]
Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Bozeman Dental Patients?
Hello, welcome to the Bozeman Dentistry – Gabriel McCormick, DMD blog. Today we are going to talk about Dry Mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually endanger the oral health of Bozeman dentistry patients. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a more common problem among older Bozeman adults; however, people of […]
“Don’t Take Stress Out On Your Teeth, Bozeman”
Hello, I’m Dr. Gabriel McCormick. At my Bozeman practice I have noticed more and more of my patients with stress-related dental issues. Bozeman men and women may not think about it, but stress can do a number on your oral health. Mouth sores, clenching and grinding, periodontal disease, and poor oral hygiene can all be […]
The Tea And Teeth Question
What do you call a dentist who doesn’t like tea? Why, Denis, of course. Joking aside, a common concern for Livingston patients can be stained teeth. I’m Dr. Gabriel McCormick of Bozeman Dentistry – Gabriel McCormick, DMD. Today, let’s talk a little bit about a common cause of tooth staining: dark beverages like tea. Over time, […]
Dead Or Just Sick?
Since our teeth don’t ‘grow’ and the enamel is not comprised of living cells, sometimes we forget that teeth are alive. We are reminded that they have active nerves when we have a toothache or sudden sensitivity to hot or cold food. Like other organs, teeth need a blood supply to stay alive and healthy. […]
Bozeman Dentistry Treats Sores, Lesions, and Fever Blisters
At Bozeman Dentistry, one of the most common complaints we hear from Montana dentistry patients is problems with mouth sores. There are many different kinds of oral lesions which can make eating and talking painful. Some are annoying yet harmless, while other sores are more serious and require medical intervention. Though not contagious, the most common […]
The Gift Of Oral Health In Bozeman
Many dental patients in the Belgrade, Big Sky, and Livingston areas may wonder why, with all the advances in dental medicine, we still send you home with a complimentary toothbrush and roll of floss. It’s true, they do seem a little old-fashioned in our high-tech world, but don’t let their simple design fool you. These […]
Do You Grind Your Teeth While You Sleep?
Here is the Bozeman Dentistry guide to treating teeth grinding. Understand Most teeth grinding will occur while sleeping. Consistent teeth grinding might be suspected with a sore jaw and dull headache in the mornings. Anxiety or stress are not the only reasons grinding may happen. It can also be related to an abnormal bite or […]