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Gum Disease

5 Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist for Regular Cleanings

If you are trying to decide if it’s a good idea to visit the dentist now, let us put your mind at ease: our office is taking all necessary steps to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission. This makes the dentist’s office one of the safest places to visit at this time.  And there [...]

By |June 16th, 2020|Bad Breath, Gum Disease, Hygiene|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Seeing Your Dentist for Regular Cleanings

Strengthening the Link between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s

Oral health is an important component of your overall health. That’s why it’s important to visit your dentist regularly to make sure you are getting the proper preventive dental care to combat oral diseases like cavities and gum disease. We continue to learn more serious effects of these problems on  your overall [...]

By |May 20th, 2020|Gum Disease|Comments Off on Strengthening the Link between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s

Unusual Causes of Gum Infection

Most of the time, your gum infection is caused by the basic oral bacteria that are constantly fighting to gain a foothold in your mouth. But sometimes there might be a strange cause for your gum disease that could take a little extra attention. Gum Tattooing Remember when we watched that Gum Blackening Is All About Teeth Whitening

By |October 3rd, 2019|Gum Disease|Comments Off on Unusual Causes of Gum Infection

DNA Evidence May Link Gum Disease to Alzheimer’s

Ask just about any dentist and they’ll tell you: gum disease isn’t pretty. Starting out as red, irritated gums, when left unchecked, gum disease progresses into full-blown periodontal disease, which is considered the number one cause for tooth loss in America. But, wait! There’s more...and it isn’t pretty. As it turns out, [...]

By |June 19th, 2019|Gum Disease|Comments Off on DNA Evidence May Link Gum Disease to Alzheimer’s

Is There a Gum Disease Diet?

In the early stages, you’ll probably notice plaque build-up, which causes your gums to become red and inflamed. This stage is known as gingivitis (gum inflammation), and can progress into full blown periodontitis that may result in bone and tissue damage, eventually leading to tooth loss. Both are forms of gum disease. If [...]

By |April 10th, 2019|Gum Disease|Comments Off on Is There a Gum Disease Diet?