If My Gums Bleed, Should I Stop Flossing?

bleeding gums Maple Grove

This is an important question occasionally asked by patients at Arbor Lakes Dental – Jamie L. Sledd, DDS. The answer, however, is “No!” Bleeding is probably a sign that you need to clean your teeth and gums more thoroughly—not leave them alone. It is extremely difficult to clean effectively between teeth without using floss or […]

Arbor Lakes Dental – Jamie L. Sledd, DDS Treats Canker Sores, Lesions, And Fever Blisters

Arbor Lakes Dental - Jamie L. Sledd, DDS Treats Cankers Sores Lesions and Fever Blisters

At Arbor Lakes Dental – Jamie L. Sledd, DDS, one of the most common complaints we hear from Maple Grove dentistry patients is problems with mouth sores. There are many different kinds of oral lesions that can make eating and talking painful. Some are annoying yet harmless, while other sores are more serious and require […]