Category: gum disease treatment

Flossing v. Oral Irrigators–Choosing an Effective Interdental Cleaner

What’s an Interdental Cleaner and Why Do I Need One? Dental floss and oral irrigators are two common types of … Read more

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Can Gum Disease Be Contagious Through Kissing?

Earlier this month, we had a patient come in who expressed a specific concern, considering it was close to Valentine’s … Read more

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How does advanced technology affect my gum disease treatment?

In the past, gum disease treatment often necessitated an invasive surgical procedure to remove any diseased gum tissue. However, with … Read more

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Common Misconceptions About Dental Health

While many patients are conscientious about their oral hygiene, they may still be holding on to misconceptions that could be … Read more

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Can the appearance of my red, swollen gums be improved?

Red, swollen gums aren’t merely an unsightly blemish on your smile. This symptom likely indicates the presence of gum disease, … Read more

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When is Root Planing and Scaling Recommended?

Periodontal disease develops when bacteria collect along the gum line and cause inflammation. Symptoms can vary from mild – red … Read more

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Why are my gums inflamed even though I brush and floss daily?

Many patients think that if they brush and floss every day, they’re completely protected from developing gum disease. However, that’s … Read more

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Will a gum graft help with tooth sensitivity?

One of the more unsightly effects of gum disease is recession of the gum tissue. This process makes your teeth … Read more

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The Onset and Progression of Gum Disease

Gum disease can wreak havoc on your oral health, affecting your smile’s stability and appearance. Fortunately, patients can take steps … Read more

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How can I tell if I have gingivitis or gum disease?

Periodontal disease develops when the bacteria present in the mouth begin to proliferate and attack the gum tissue, resulting in … Read more

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