Advanced Periodontal Disease and Tooth Loss in Smokers

Advanced Periodontal Disease and Tooth Loss in Smokers

Quitting smoking can be a real issue, even if you know the health risks and potential benefits of giving up. Most people are all too well aware of this habits links to lung cancer and advanced periodontal disease, but the effects on oral health are easy to overlook. Potential Dental Problems Caused by Smoking One […]

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Periodontal Consultation Bleeding Gums and Bad Breath. (1)

Periodontal Consultation: Bleeding Gums and Bad Breath

If you have noticed people avoid being too close to you when you talk, or that you perhaps have a persistently nasty taste in your mouth, then a visit to a dentist could be well overdue. Bad breath, bleeding gums or gums that are swollen or red can all be signs of gum disease which […]

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Destructive Effects of Active Periodontal Disease

Destructive Effects of Active Periodontal Disease

If you have active periodontal disease then you might already know how destructive this condition can be. Even in the quite early stages, it can destroy gum tissue, leading to significant gum recession that can look unsightly and which increases the risk of further infection due to the deep gum pockets that develop as the […]

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Does Having Periodontal Disease Lead to Missing Your Teeth

Does Having Periodontal Disease Lead to Missing Your Teeth?

Being informed you have periodontal disease can be quite scary, particularly if your dentist has explained exactly what this means for both your dental and general health. It’s likely one of your main concerns will be whether or not you will lose teeth as unfortunately periodontal disease is the major cause of missing your teeth. […]

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How Gum Disease Affect Your Bite

How Gum Disease Affect Your Bite

Gum disease is serious, as it can cause tooth loss and has the ability to affect your general health, but did you know it can also affect the way your teeth bite together? The way a person’s teeth fit together is called their bite or occlusion and everyone has a unique bite. While very few […]

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New Study Into Bone Loss Caused by Periodontitis

If you have ever been diagnosed with periodontal disease then you’ll already know just how serious this condition can become. Periodontal disease or periodontitis is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation that will destroy the soft tissues or your gum tissues but it will also destroy the bone supporting your teeth. Without the correct periodontitis […]

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Gum Recession, Things You Need to Know

Gum Recession, Things You Need to Know

Gum health is often overlooked and many people assume that as long as they look after their teeth that their gums are somehow irrelevant. In fact this couldn’t be further from the truth as gums are vital for good dental health. If you take a look at your gums, you’ll see they are designed to […]

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Learn About Periodontal Disease Treatment in Manhattan NYC

Learn About Periodontal Disease Treatment in Manhattan NYC

  Periodontal disease is caused by dental plaque which is plaque bacteria that are allowed to build up, creating a biofilm over the surface of the teeth and just below the gum line. The interaction of plaque with your body’s immune system creates inflammation as the body tries to fight this infection. Of course this […]

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Do Your Gums Bleed When Brushing Teeth

Do Your Gums Bleed When Brushing Teeth?

So you noticed a little bit of blood on your toothbrush this morning. Did you panic or did you put it down to brushing too hard or perhaps just catching a bit of your gum? Many people will put down to using too hard a toothbrush. It’s possible that this might be the case as […]

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Periodontal Conditions Prevention - Soak Up Some Sun!

Periodontal Conditions Prevention – Soak Up Some Sun!

Summer is well underway and many people will be thinking about vacations. While there are lots of warnings about sun bathing, a little bit of sun can be good for your gums. Recent research published in the Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology has added weight to previous studies which found a connection between a lack […]

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