Gingivitis

Signs of Gum Disease and What to Do When You Notice It

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019 in Blog, Gingivitis, Gum Disease, Perio News, Periodontist | 0 comments

Do You Think You Have Gum Disease? Look out for These Signs and Seek Immediate Help Periodontitis or gum disease is one of the most prevalent dental diseases in the world. In the U.S. alone, gum disease affects almost half of the adult population. This means that the condition is not only limited to older adults aged 65 and above, but over 70 percent of whom are affected by this painful disease. When left untreated, gum disease could cause severe pain, tooth decay, and eventually lead to tooth loss. As such, it is very important that you know the different signs and symptoms of this...

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Periodontal Health: Not Just Good for Your Mouth

Posted by on May 22, 2019 in Blog, Gingivitis, Gum Disease, Periodontist | 0 comments

Periodontal Health: Not Just Good for Your Mouth

Your smile is more than what people see when they look at you. Your smile helps drive your confidence, and the makeup of that smile (your mouth) contributes to you being healthy and being able to show that smile to the world. For this reason, it is vital that you maintain good periodontal health. The Importance of Periodontal Health Periodontal health refers to the health of your gums and in such the health of your teeth and mouth. It is essential to understand the effects poor oral health can have on your teeth and gums. While many factors can lead to periodontal troubles, like smoking,...

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Do You Need to See a Periodontist?

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in Blog, Gingivitis, Gum Disease, Periodontist | 0 comments

Do You Need to See a Periodontist?

5 Warning Signs That You Need to See a Periodontist Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a major cause of tooth loss among adults. Sometimes, the condition is caught early enough that a family dentist can provide treatment and advice. But if not, the symptoms can progress beyond a general dentist’s capability. In this case, a specialist called a periodontist can provide more specific treatment before the symptoms become increasingly serious. Here are the signs of periodontal disease that could indicate that you should make an appointment with a periodontist – immediately....

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The Best Mouthwash for Gingivitis and Gum Disease

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Blog, Gingivitis, Gum Disease | 0 comments

Poor dental health can lead to a variety of painful problems. One issue that could arise is gingivitis. Let’s look at the specifics of gingivitis and which mouthwashes can help treat it. What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a type of gum disease involving inflammation of the gums. It occurs when food and plaque get trapped in a space called the sulcus and cause an infection. This infection could cause: Red, swollen gums Bleeding gums Separation of the gums from the teeth, which could result in injury to soft tissue and bone Misalignment of the teeth called malocclusion Pus between teeth and...

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