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Wisdom Teeth: Removing the Third Molars for a Healthier Smile

Your wisdom teeth are not always welcome in your smile. This is because there isn't always room for them in the mouth when they try to come in. As the last of your teeth to erupt, these third molars usually make their debut in the teen year or young adult years. Much of the time, by then the dental arch... read more »

Untreated Periodontitis Can Lead to the Loss of Multiple Teeth

If the gum inflammation of gingivitis goes untreated by a professional dentist like Dr. Matthew Scaffa, the periodontal infection will continue to spread. In time it can worsen into the severe gum infection of periodontitis. As it continues to progress this serious oral health condition can cause your gums to recede from the base your teeth. As this starts to... read more »