Dental Blog

What Can Be Done to Prevent Additional Gum Recession?


Posted Jun 22 | 2020

As one of the more trademark signs of gum disease, gum recession is not only unsightly, it can make your tooth more vulnerable to decay and loss. Once your gums do start to draw back, they’ll require surgical intervention to …



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What Parts of the Body Are Affected When You Do Not Treat Gum Disease?


Posted Jun 08 | 2020

The effects of gum disease are most evident in the mouth. Pink and swollen tissue, bleeding gums, and loose or missing teeth are all symptoms of gum disease. However, many people do not realize that the problems caused by gum …



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How is Gum Disease Diagnosed?


Posted May 29 | 2020

Gum disease is a condition that can progress quite rapidly without many warning signs. Especially in its early stages, gum disease may not be overly obvious as it develops. As such, many people who have gum disease may not even …



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Lowering Your Cholesterol Levels Can Help Treat Your Gum Disease


Posted May 15 | 2020

Periodontal disease is incredibly common, and with half of American adults struggling with some degree of this disease, finding new ways to reduce the incidence of it is critical. The link between elevated cholesterol levels is well documented; reduced …



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How Gums Get a Deep Cleaning


Posted Apr 30 | 2020

A typical dental exam usually includes a routine cleaning, but occasionally we have to advise a patient that they require a more thorough approach to their oral hygiene. When patients have a more advanced stage of gum disease, a routine …



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What Makes an Abscess a Dental Emergency?


Posted Apr 15 | 2020

If you have an abscess in your teeth or gums, one of the symptoms you will have is pain. Other symptoms include swelling and bleeding of the gums. It is possible to ignore these symptoms and how they disappear. Sometimes …



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Is Mouthwash Making Your Gum Disease Worse?


Posted Mar 30 | 2020

People who have gum disease are looking for anything that will help them improve their gum health. They know that if they want to continue to improve their gum health, it will make their gum health better over time. Mouthwash …



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Times Where A Gum Graft Becomes Necessary


Posted Mar 15 | 2020

If you have periodontal disease, you know that you need to protect your gums from further damage. There are cases where a gum graft might be necessary. But what is a gum graft? What are gum grafts used for? We …



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How Can We Rebuild the Gums if You Want Dental Implants?


Posted Feb 29 | 2020

If you are considering dental implants, it is likely that you have experienced advanced gum disease. Experiencing advanced gum disease can wreak havoc not only on your gum’s health, but also your gum line. It is common to see people …



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Gum Disease Treatment is Often More Effective When We Use Lasers


Posted Feb 15 | 2020

People affected by advanced gum disease known as periodontitis often experience deterioration of the gums. Some of the more common symptoms related to the gums are inflammation and bleeding of the gums, recession of the gum line, and infections in …



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