When it comes to gum disease and it’s development, there are quite a few risks. However, for the purpose of this article will be discussing the 7 major risks of gum disease development in New London, CT. To be more specific, there is a direct link between your oral health and your overall health. Meaning […]
Gum Disease better known as Periodontal disease is increasingly affecting a large portion of the population annually. However, thanks to advancements to major advancements within dentistry major advancements have emerged for gum disease treatment. One of these advancements has led to the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure also known as LANAP. This procedure allows gum […]
Traditionally gum grafting was considered the main form of treatment for gum recession. This is partly because it allowed the unhealthy tissue within a patient’s mouth to be replaced with healthy gum tissue that was taken from other parts of the patient’s mouth. While effective this form of gum recession treatment was also very invasive […]
Gum Disease: How to Tell If You Need to See a Periodontist Gum disease affects a vast majority of the population on a yearly basis and for someone it affects them on a very severe level. However, there are also milder cases of gum disease. Therefore, whether or not the gum disease is mild or […]
Receding gums should not be ignored because they are a warning sign of a deeper oral health issue. Periodontal Surgery can be used to treat gum recession. Gum recession is not something that should be taken lightly because it is one of the major signs that you are experiencing gum disease. Gum disease is […]
There’s a point where that bit of blood from brushing your teeth worsens and the gums recede. There’s also a point where the plaque on teeth hardens into tartar and begins promoting decay at the roots of your teeth. It’s at these critical junctures that gum disease begins to reach the point of […]
For some people, it takes more than a few specks of blood when brushing to finally get them to take their gum disease seriously. For those who ignore the worsening symptoms, for whatever reasons, they could find themselves moving into stages of gum disease that can’t be reversed. Take time to learn about the different […]
In the early stages of gum disease, bacteria and food particles form the pasty substance known as plaque. That bacterial infection begins to attack the gums and the plaque begins to harden into “tartar” or “dental calculus.” It’s at this juncture that gum disease advances to periodontitis which, for the most part, can’t be […]
Once gum disease advances to periodontal disease, your gums are at a higher risk of suffering irreversible damage. It may be hard to notice for months or even years. But when you do notice your teeth look a bit longer than they used to, it’s not too late – but it’s well past time to […]
Even if you have only seen one or two of the warning signs, it’s a good idea to follow up with a periodontist to avoid developing further complications. Many patients don’t realize it,but gum disease is a process and not a single incidence of illness. That means as soon as you notice things like […]
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