What is periodontal gum disease
What Is Periodontal Gum Disease?

When you go to the dentist, you may only be thinking about the health of your teeth — but did you know your gums are equally as important to your oral health and your overall health? Poor oral hygiene can result in gum disease and many dental conditions, but it isn’t the only cause of…

Gum Healthy
How Can I Keep My Gums Healthy?

We often think about keeping our teeth healthy, as we all should. But, do you ever think about your gums? They may seem like the soft protection around your teeth roots, but keeping your gums healthy is vital to keeping your teeth and the rest of your body healthy. In other words, your gums are…

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Is Flossing Really Necessary?

We’re all told by our dentist that we need to floss daily, but how many of us actually keep up with flossing? Every day? For a few weeks after seeing the dentist? A few days? Not at all? More of us may stick to a daily flossing regimen if we really knew the benefits and…

Gum recession
Can Anything Be Done about Receding Gums?

Have you noticed your teeth looking a little different in the mirror lately, like they might be showing more at the gumline than they should? It could be that you are experiencing gum recession. When detected early, gum recession can be treated and even reversed with the help of periodontics. Periodontics is a subcategory of…

Signs You Need a Periodontist

Gum disease – otherwise known as periodontal disease – develops from infection in the soft tissue around the teeth and jawbone anchoring the teeth. According to the American Dental Association, 47.2% of adults over the age of 30 suffer from gum disease, which is the leading cause of tooth loss.   According to Colgate Professional,…