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Gum Reshaping Can Boost Your Overall Health

Posted Dec 21 | 2020

Did you know that gum reshaping can give you a healthier mouth? If not, the following information will fill you in on why it is good for you periodontally.
What Is Gum Reshaping?
Gum reshaping or contouring is a periodontal …

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How Lung Damage Can Come from Untreated Gum Disease

Posted Dec 07 | 2020

Most of our patients don’t know that gum disease, if left untreated, can damage the lungs. The following information will show how this can happen.
How Gum Disease Can Lead to Lung Damage
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Your Mouth Takes a Lot of Damage When You Get Dry Mouth

Posted Nov 18 | 2020

If your mouth is dry, chances are that you haven’t been drinking enough water. When your body is properly hydrated, your mouth can more adequately protect itself from harm. Brushing your teeth and flossing regularly are important, but drinking enough water works with those tasks to keep your mouth clean and healthy. Dehydration and dry mouth can cause numerous harmful effects on your body, and your mouth in particular. Let’s look at a couple of these in more detail.

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What Is Gingival Enlargement?

Posted Nov 09 | 2020

Gingival enlargement is the increase of the gum (gingiva) size. It usually happens as a result of gingival disease. The disease affects the gum tissue, causing the gum to swell, become red, shiny, and soft. It may also cause the gum to bleed. In some cases, especially the non-inflamed gingival enlargement, the gum may be purple or dark red in color.

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How tо Stаrt thе Process оf Gum Disease Treatment

Posted Oct 26 | 2020

Red, ѕwоllеn and blееdіng gumѕ сhаrасtеrіzе gum disease. It іѕ caused by a buіld-uр of рlаԛuе bасtеrіа аnd tаrtаr, thе саlсіfіеd deposits formed whеn рlаԛuе is not removed adequately. If not cleaned оff regularly оr еffесtіvеlу, these deposits саuѕе inflammation аnd breakdown оf the gumѕ аnd ѕuрроrt structures ѕurrоundіng thе teeth, leading tо bоnе lоѕѕ, іnfесtіоn, and, ultіmаtеlу, tооth lоѕѕ in ѕоmе саѕеѕ. If уоu hаvе developed gum dіѕеаѕе, thеn the first ѕtер is tо vіѕіt our professionals fоr advice аnd trеаtmеnt.

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A Dental Crown Can Help Improve Your Oral Health

Posted Oct 12 | 2020

Because gum disease is the biggest culprit in spreading these bacteria and infections in the bloodstream its important to try and prevent it from taking hold in the first place. Gum disease can start with losing a tooth. The empty socket can be a breeding ground for bacteria and possible infection. If a tooth is partially damaged, but salvageable, a dental crown can strengthen it and help the patient save the tooth from extraction or disease.

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Your Habits Could Be Leading to Jaw Pain

Posted Sep 21 | 2020

If you are experiencing a continual pain in your jaw that either comes and goes or seems to be perpetual, there are a number of possible causes that can be taken into consideration.

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Things to Avoid When You Have Dental Crowns

Posted Sep 07 | 2020

Dental crowns can greatly improve the looks of a smile and therefore are popular restorations. To ensure their longevity, you need to care for them like you do natural teeth.

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What Happens During Gum Graft Recovery?

Posted Aug 31 | 2020

Sometimes, a gum graft is necessary to save teeth that have been damaged or weakened from periodontal disease. When we perform the surgery, you also need to know what steps to take to reach a full recovery. The following information gives you a basic overview of what to expect.

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Can Birth Control Lead to Higher Chances of Developing Gum Disease?

Posted Aug 15 | 2020

Gum disease can be caused by poor dental health or by hormonal changes. It may result from taking certain medications. Therefore, we often have to check the underlying cause of an infection before we proceed with a periodontal treatment plan.

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