Understanding Gum Disease

Understanding Gum Disease

For the most part, the gums are often overlooked in our daily oral hygiene, as the two-minute protocol for brushing our teeth seems to be the limit for the amount of time we spend attending to our teeth and overall mouth health.  Unfortunately, brushing alone is not enough to prevent what many people commonly experience … Read More

The Cycle of Gum Disease

Model Jaw Gums

Understanding gum disease and its contributing factors is important in appropriately managing and mitigating the chance for infection. As you know, it is important to practice good oral hygiene every day, but unfortunately, many people simply do not prioritize their oral health. If you are someone who neglects to brush and floss and eat a … Read More

The Best Treatment For Gum Disease

Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontitis, is a common infection that affects the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth. Without therapy, the alveolar bone around the teeth would gradually deteriorate. Microorganisms, such as bacteria, adhere to the tooth’s surface and grow in the pockets around it. Inflammation occurs as the immune system reacts … Read More

Tips to Preventing Gum Disease

Gum disease is something to be treated and prevented, usually starting when plaque builds up under and along the gum line. This is a space that creates an easy to reach space for bad elements that can harm the mouth. Plaque is a sticky film-like substance that’s filled with bacteria, and can cause infections that … Read More