A Routine Dental Checkup Can Detect Periodontal Disease

Maintaining healthy teeth and gums throughout your life starts with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine. Brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as thoroughly flossing at least once per day will help remove bacterial deposits from your mouth before they can contribute to problems with tooth decay and periodontal disease. Having dental checkup twice a year is... read more »

Pink in the Sink? Could Be Gum Disease.

Periodontal disease is a problem among adults over 30, affecting over 40 percent of them in the United States. Many adults believe that it is normal for gums to bleed as you brush your teeth, when in reality is is often a sign of periodontal disease at some stage. You must have excellent dental hygiene to help avoid gum disease.... read more »

Gum Disease Indicators

Oral hygiene habits are extremely important in the battle against gum disease. These habits will save your smile, with minimal effort on your part. Let’s review some of them.   Brush: Brush your teeth and gums twice a day, for two minutes each time. Use only a soft-bristled toothbrush in order to protect your gums and tooth enamel. Using a... read more »

Don’t Let Gum Disease Interfere with Your Smile

Gum disease can waylay a healthy smile by causing all sorts of havoc. Fortunately, gum disease doesn't usually become problematic until folks reach their 30s and 40s. So, what exactly is gum disease? It's the result of bacterial plaque buildup around and under the gum line, which develops when it isn't cleared away daily. Plaque arises because the mouth is... read more »

Treating Gum Disease Surgically

Periodontal disease is an oral disorder where sacks of acids infect the gums, damaging the gums and decaying chompers and bone. Left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, periodontal disease is preventable with appropriate hygiene habits and treatable at our office. Here's some extra bits of data about gum disease. Periodontal disease is caused by bacterial acids... read more »

The Finer Details of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, is an extremely common, yet serious oral infection to your gum tissue. Gum disease is the result of a variety of factors, including plaque buildup within your mouth. If left untreated, gum disease will first begin to show symptoms as gingivitis. As it advances, it can steadily damage your gums and cause... read more »