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How to effectively prevent gum disease

Gum disease is a leading problem in dentistry. Many people lose their teeth to gum disease because they fail to realize how important it is to keep gums healthy before it is too late. Most people are only concerned about the health of their teeth and they focus all their attention on it, not knowing that the life of their teeth very much depends on the health of their gums. The gums and all the other structures of the periodontium are important. You maintain the health of the gums, the periodontal fibers and the alveolar bone because they keep the [...]

2016-08-29T10:00:54+00:00August 29th, 2016|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments|

Effectively Preventing Gum Disease

One of the most unpleasant dental experiences is having gum disease. Gum disease is a bacterial growth in your mouth that damages your teeth and gums surrounding your teeth.  This form of disease can be rather painless, but the signs and symptoms of gum disease are quite obvious including: red swollen gums, receding gum line, loose teeth, and bleeding gums. Gum disease is primarily caused by plaque, but there are other factors that assist in the development of gum disease. For example, hormonal changes, illness (cancer or HIV), medications, smoking and poor hygiene habits. The best methods of preventing gum [...]

2014-07-19T17:53:07+00:00July 19th, 2014|Blog, dental tips, Dental Treatments|
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