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Dentists Sometimes Use Additional Weapons in the Fight Against Gum Disease

The term periodontal disease refers to bacterial infections that target the gums. These infections typically start as inflammatory responses to dental plaque, a bacterial biofilm collecting on tooth surfaces, Read More

Gum Recession Could Have Long-Range Consequences For Your Dental Health

We're all familiar with optical illusions, which our brain visually perceives in a way different from the actual reality. A kind of optical illusion may also happen in your Read More

Plaque Removal is the Top Priority for Preventing or Treating Gum Disease

Tooth loss is often the unfortunate conclusion to a case of untreated periodontal (gum) disease—incentive enough to try either to prevent it or aggressively treat an infection should it Read More

Gum Disease Could be Making Other Diseases Worse

Half of adults over age 30, and an astounding 70% over 65, have had some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Unchecked, a bacterial gum infection can spread into the Read More

3 Things That Could Help You Avoid Another Round With Gum Disease

While periodontal (gum) disease could ruin your dental health, it doesn’t have to. Dentists and periodontists (specialists in gums and other supporting tooth structures) have effective methods for stopping Read More

We'll Help You Maintain Your Oral Health After Gum Disease

It’s been a long road back to oral health for you after periodontal (gum) disease. But after several plaque removal sessions and perhaps even surgical procedures to address deep Read More

Uncovering Early Gum Disease Through Periodontal Probing

How do you know if you have periodontal (gum) disease? Sometimes your gums will tell you—when they’re red, swollen or bleed easily. But your gums can also look and feel Read More

Here's What You Can Do to Avoid Gum Disease

Here's an alarming statistic: Nearly half of adults over 30—and 70% over 65—are affected by periodontal (gum) disease. It's sobering because if not caught and treated early, gum disease Read More

Your Regular Dental Visits Might Change if You've had Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) disease is as common as it is destructive. Almost half of all adults 30 and older have some form—and those numbers increase to nearly three-quarters by age Read More

4 Reasons Why You May Need to See a Periodontist for Your Gum Disease

After treating you for periodontal (gum) disease for some time, we may suggest you see a periodontist, a specialist in gum conditions and diseases. There are a number of Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Becomes a Major Health Issue

If you think gum disease only happens to the other guy (or gal), think again. If you’re over 30 you have a 50-50 chance for an infection. After 65 Read More

Periodontal Probing Increases Accuracy in Diagnosing Gum Disease

If you’re over age 30 there’s a fifty percent chance you have periodontal (gum) disease—and you may not even know it. Without treatment this often “silent” bacterial infection could Read More

Get a Dental Exam as Soon as Possible if you Suspect Gum Disease

If you suspect you have periodontal (gum) disease, it's important to get a correct diagnosis and begin treatment as soon as possible. The sooner you begin treatment the better Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? Dear Doctor magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated Read More

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