Posts Tagged ‘ periodontal disease ’

Don’t let Periodontal Disease Cause Your Gums to Recede

Although your smile wouldn’t be the same without them, there’s more to your gums than their looks. Besides helping to hold your teeth in place, they’re also an important protective barrier for their roots. Unfortunately, gums aren’t immune to disease, especially periodontal (gum) disease. This bacterial infection, triggered by built-up dental plaque on teeth due […]

Bleeding Gums isn’t Normal – it’s a Sign Something’s Wrong

Occasional bleeding of the gums while brushing is so common — as high as 90% of adults — it would seem to be a normal aspect of the mouth. In fact, it’s not — it’s a sign your gums may not be as healthy as they should be. While overaggressive brushing (too hard for too […]

Five Things to Know About Bleeding Gums

Did you ever brush your teeth and find that your gums were bleeding slightly? This unwelcome discovery is more common than you might think — and it might have something to tell you about your oral health. Here are five things you should know about bleeding gums. As much as 90% of the population occasionally […]

Learn the Signs of Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Periodontal (gum) diseases are sometimes called “silent” because those who have them may not experience painful symptoms. But certain signs point to the existence of these common diseases. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms below, it is time to visit our office so these problems can be treated before they lead to serious […]