Posts Categorized: Gum Disease Treatment

Is Your Smile Showing Signs of Gingivitis?

Is Your Smile Showing Signs of Gingivitis?

Many people know that overly sensitive or deeply stained teeth can be warning signs of dental cavities. Yet people rarely know the early indicators of gingivitis, the first stage of a dangerous and chronic condition called periodontal disease, or gum disease as most people have heard it called. Gum disease involves inflamed gum tissue, which… Read more »

Want to Avoid Gum Disease? Here’s What You Need to Know

Want to Avoid Gum Disease? Here’s What You Need to Know

Sure, most people think about their teeth when they think about their smiles. But the teeth would be nothing without healthy gum tissue holding them in place. Unfortunately, gum disease is a common condition, one that is estimated to impact millions of Americans. Unaddressed, gum disease can lead to tooth loss, and may contribute to… Read more »

Want to Avoid Gum Disease? Take Care of Your Whole Smile

Want to Avoid Gum Disease? Take Care of Your Whole Smile

No one wants to discover that they’re suffering from advanced gum disease, which is called periodontitis. Untreated this chronic condition can lead to loss of teeth, and may even heighten risk of developing other health problems throughout the body, due to the gums’ connection to the bloodstream. Fortunately, caring for your gums properly can help… Read more »

Want to Protect Your Gum Tissue? Periodontal Care Is Important

Want to Protect Your Gum Tissue? Periodontal Care Is Important

Teeth are often what people notice first, when they see your smile. They may even be what gets most of your attention, when it comes to oral care. Unfortunately, this could be why studies indicate that millions of Americans could be struggling with gum disease, many unknowingly. Gum disease is a chronic condition that will… Read more »

Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

When you brush your teeth, do you ever notice your gums bleeding? What about when you floss? In most cases, gums that bleed easily are warning signs of gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease. This is a chronic condition that can cause inflammation, irritation and eventually lead to the loss of teeth. Fortunately, with… Read more »

What You Should Know About Periodontal Disease

Other than tooth decay, periodontitis is the leading threat to dental health. Numerous studies have indicated a link between dental health, mental health, and your overall health.  Poor oral health has been associated with heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and lung infections. When it was believed that oral health was a problem in and of… Read more »

General Dentistry from Lake Forest Dental Arts

How often do you visit the dentist? Regular dental care is crucial for maintaining a healthy and beautiful smile. Without routine dental care, your smile may become susceptible to a number of serious dental problems, including tooth decay, gum disease, and even TMJ disorder. At Lake Forest Dental Arts, we provide the latest in quality… Read more »

Can Green Tea Improve Your Oral Health?

Over the past few years, research has emerged touting the many benefits of green tea. According to numerous studies, the soothing, warm elixir can lower your risk for a range of systemic diseases, including cardiovascular disorders and diabetes. Additionally, many health and beauty experts claim that green tea helps treat acne and calm puffy eyes. Several very recent studies… Read more »