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Understanding Gum Disease… Is It Affecting YOU?

Periodontal disease affects over 90% of Americans each year and the reality is that you will experience some form of it over the course of your life. The only question is to what degree. The main culprit of the disease is dental bacterial plaque, the biofilm that results when bacteria concentrate at the gum line […]

The Warning Signs of Periodontal (Gum) Disease

As any dentist or medical professional will tell you, Benjamin Franklin gave great advice that is still true today when he said, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The first tell tale sign of periodontal disease is bleeding gums when brushing your teeth or flossing. Unfortunately, most people ignore this sign […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Pregnancy & Oral Health

Every expectant mother knows that with the excitement of being pregnant comes a multitude of questions. However, when it comes to pregnancy and its relationship to oral health, many mothers are unaware of the questions they should be asking. They may not be aware of the link that exists between their oral health and their […]

Treating Periodontal (Gum) Disease—What to Expect

If you have been informed that you have periodontal disease, it is helpful to understand some of the aspects of treatment. One of the first and possibly the most important is behavior change. Simply put, you must make changes in your oral hygiene routine to prevent or limit future disease. The next aspect of treatment […]