Handling Your Halitosis

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Everyone feels lonely from time to time. But, if your friends and coworkers repeatedly back away from you, you may want to think about bad breath, or halitosis. Sometimes, bad breath is the result of something you had for lunch. Maybe it was the onions, garlic or anchovies. Your bad... Read more »

Halitosis: What Causes It?

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What causes halitosis? Halitosis, also more commonly known as bad breath, is a treatable condition caused by bacteria in your mouth that produce a foul odor, causing your breath to stink. Halitosis can be the result of a plethora of factors, so take note of what you may be doing... Read more »

Are You Experiencing Bleeding Gums?

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At Canton Dental Clinic, we want our patients in Canton, South Dakota, to know that your gum health is as important to your smile as your pearly whites. In fact, did you know that your gums are actually a good indicator of your overall health? The main cause of bleeding gums is... Read more »

The Dangers Posed by Tartar Buildup

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Bacteria and residual food particles in the mouth, quickly develop into a film of plaque. If this plaque is not cleaned away by regular brushing and flossing it will harden into tartar. Tartar at the gum line, is the leading cause of gum disease. Gum disease is widespread issue throughout... Read more »