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Lasers Could One Day be Commonplace for Treating Gum Disease

There are a variety of methods for treating periodontal (gum) disease depending on its severity — from routine office cleanings to periodontal surgery. But the goal behind all of Read More

Seek Immediate Treatment for this Advanced Form of Gingivitis

It takes only a short time neglecting your oral hygiene before you begin to notice some unpleasant things with your gums: swelling, redness or even bleeding. These are all Read More

Get a Dental Exam as Soon as Possible if you Suspect Gum Disease

If you suspect you have periodontal (gum) disease, it's important to get a correct diagnosis and begin treatment as soon as possible. The sooner you begin treatment the better Read More

You May Need Your Gums Checked More Frequently After Gum Disease

After a dental examination revealed you had periodontal (gum) disease, you began undergoing treatment. Now after several cleaning sessions, the infection has subsided and your gums have returned to Read More

Don't let Periodontal Disease Cause Your Gums to Recede

Although your smile wouldn't be the same without them, there's more to your gums than their looks. Besides helping to hold your teeth in place, they're also an important Read More

Gum Disease Could Affect More than Your Teeth and Gums

If you have periodontal (gum) disease, it's important for you to know its effects aren't limited to your mouth. A number of studies demonstrate gum disease can affect the Read More

Winning the War on Gum Disease Requires Post-Treatment Vigilance

After several treatment sessions your periodontal (gum) disease is under control. But, while we may have won this battle, the war rages on. To keep an infection from re-occurring Read More

4 Reasons Why You May Need to See a Periodontist for Your Gum Disease

After treating you for periodontal (gum) disease for some time, we may suggest you see a periodontist, a specialist in gum conditions and diseases. There are a number of Read More

Your Case of Gingivitis Could Develop into Something More Harmful

That bit of gum bleeding after you brush, along with redness and swelling, are strong signs you have gingivitis, a form of periodontal (gum) disease. Without treatment, though, your Read More

Take Care of Your Gums and They Will Take Care of You

If your gums appear reddish, puffy and bleed easily — especially at the margins where they meet your teeth — instead of their normal pink, you have gingivitis (“gingiva” Read More

Keep Your Gums in the Pink

Being “in the pink” is a good thing; it means you're healthy. Being “in the red” is not so good; it means your health is questionable (financially, anyway). Though Read More

Gum Disease: A "Silent" Problem You Shouldn't Ignore

Because its symptoms can be easy to overlook, gum disease is sometimes called a “silent” malady. But don't underestimate this problem! Untreated periodontal disease can progress into a serious Read More

Learn the Signs of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal (gum) diseases are sometimes called “silent” because those who have them may not experience painful symptoms. But certain signs point to the existence of these common diseases. If Read More

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