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Why Stopping Gum Disease Should be a Top Dental Care Priority

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly half of U.S. adults over 30 are afflicted with some form of periodontal (gum) disease—and one in five could 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

Periodontal Probing Can Tell Us a Lot About the Severity of a Gum Infection

The red and puffy gums that sometimes accompany the onset of periodontal (gum) disease don't always catch your attention. You may not even get any symptoms at all, in Read More

Here's Why Gum Disease Could Be Lurking in Your Mouth Even Now

If you think periodontal (gum) disease is something that only happens to the other guy (or gal), you might want to reconsider. Roughly half of adults over age 30—and Read More

Without Prompt Intervention, Gum Disease Could Damage Tooth Roots

Periodontal (gum) disease often involves more than gum inflammation. The real danger is what this bacterial infection may be doing to tissues beneath the gum line—including tooth roots and Read More

Periodontal Maintenance Can Help You Avoid Another Episode of Gum Disease

To keep a healthy smile, brushing and flossing your teeth every day should be at the top of your to-do list, along with regular dental visits. Dental visits are Read More

Gum Disease Could be Affecting More Than Just Your Mouth

Periodontal (gum) disease can weaken gum attachment and cause bone deterioration that eventually leads to tooth loss. But its detrimental effects can also extend beyond the mouth and worsen Read More

Stop Smoking to Reduce Your Risk of Gum Disease

Your risk for periodontal (gum) disease increases if you’re not brushing or flossing effectively. You can also have a higher risk if you’ve inherited thinner gum tissues from your Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Gets Started with Daily Oral Hygiene

While tooth decay seems to get most of the “media attention,” there’s another oral infection just as common and destructive: periodontal (gum) disease. In fact, nearly half of adults 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

Boost Your Overall Health by Reducing Gum Inflammation

The human body’s immune system has amazing defensive capabilities. Without it a common cold or small wound could turn deadly. One of the more important processes of the immune system Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Threatens Your Dental Implant

Teeth-replacing dental implants not only look life-like, they’re made to last. For one thing, the metals and dental materials used in them are impervious to bacterial infection. But that doesn’t Read More

Gum Infection Around Tooth Roots Calls for Immediate Action

Many people learn they have periodontal (gum) disease after noticing gum swelling, soreness or bleeding. But what you can see or feel may be only the tip of the Read More

All Gum Disease Treatments Have the Same Goal - Removing Bacterial Plaque

Periodontal (gum) disease is a serious infection that can damage more than periodontal tissues — supporting bone structure is also at risk. Any bone loss could eventually lead to 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

5 Warning Signs You May Have Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) disease, a bacterial infection caused by plaque, is one of the most prevalent and destructive dental conditions. Left untreated it can eventually lead to tooth and bone Read More

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