Posts Categorized: Gum Disease

Getting To Know Gingivitis

getting to know gingivitis

Gingivitis is the early and mild form of gum disease. While it can be reversed, if it is left untreated it can progress into a severe form of gum disease, periodontitis. Gum disease is not only serious for your oral health, but it can negatively impact your entire body. Gum disease can increase the risk… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About Gum Disease

Despite having “disease” in its name, many people underestimate the effects and consequences of unchecked gum disease. Often mistaken for a minor dental issue, gum disease can have a significantly negative impact on your oral health, leading to tooth loss and the destruction of your gums and jawbone structure. Gum disease can also influence your… Read more »

Do You Have a Gum Problem?

Do You Have a Gum Problem?

Are you concerned that your smile could be in trouble, specifically your gum tissues? Many people think only of their teeth, when they begin thinking about their smiles. Yet without healthy gum tissue to support the teeth, tooth loss is inevitable. This is actually why gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss… Read more »

Taking Care Of Your Gums

Taking care of your gums is important to both your tooth health and your overall health. Poor gum health can lead to periodontal disease which is the major reason for tooth loss. Periodontal disease has also been implicated in several other health conditions including diabetes, heart diseases, dementia, erectile dysfunction, and others. Unless gum disease… Read more »