Meth Mouth

There is a drug out there known as Meth. It’s not good for a whole boat load of reasons. But seeing as how I am a dentist, I will focus on the dental problems. The first problem is that Meth causes your salivary glands to stop producing saliva. This may not seem...

Dr. Ellis, DDS: STOP Sipping!!!

We see it all the time. People coming into the office with with their teeth hurting. I tell them that they have a ton of cavities and they tell me that that is impossible. Since nothing is impossible, I ask them why they think that. They tell me its because they only...

My gums bleed when I floss.

Ogden Dentist – Dr. Ellis: My gums bleed when I floss. This is something that I hear a lot around the office. I find cavities in folks and I ask them how their flossing is. They say that they don’t floss because every time they do their gums bleed. The...