Category: Gum Disease

Gum disease is inflammation of the gums (gingivae) and damage to the bone that anchors teeth in the jaws. Gum disease is very common, affecting more than half of adults with natural teeth. It can be treated by a dentist or hygienist and, in the early stages, the effects can be reversed.. The main symptoms of gum disease are sore, bleeding gums during tooth brushing. Gum disease, not tooth decay, is the biggest cause of tooth loss. Only 60% of women in the UK aged 45 can claim to have all their own teeth. Gum disease isn’t just something that happens later in life, more than half of teenagers have some form of gum disease. Smoking causes 50% of all cases of gum disease

Men and Dental Health 0

Men and Dental Health

Men and Dental Health Although many men (and women, also) consider taking care about dental hygiene is only important if you want to have a beautiful smile or fresh breath, the truth is good oral health can reduce the risk of pneumonia, heart disease, stroke, ulcers and diabetes. However, the recent studies conducted by the Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association, has shown that good habits in brushing teeth are not at a high level neither in women, nor in men...
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Periodontal Disease and Treatment

Periodontal Disease and Treatment If you are looking for signs and symptoms of periodontal disease and treatment then this video will give you the information that you are looking for. It mentions the leading factors for this disease and the signs that you should be looking for in the health of your teeth and gums...
About Cosmetic Dentistry 0

About Cosmetic Dentistry

About Cosmetic Dentistry Dentistry that is designed to help patients have a better appearance through cosmetic dental procedures. Cosmetic dentists are the dentists that perform these procedures and each cosmetic dentist performs different kinds of cosmetic dental procedures depending on their areas of training and expertise...
The Importance of Gum Health to General Health 0

The Importance of Gum Health to General Health

The Importance of Gum Health to General Health A report here explains that bacteria on the base of the teeth can gain entry into the bloodstream of gum tissue and contribute to serious health problems, and stresses the importance of gum health to general health. So keeping your teeth and gums clean and fresh is not just good for your social life but also important for your general health...
Smoking Can Cause Gum Disease 0

Smoking Can Cause Gum Disease

Smoking Can Cause Gum Disease Smoking is bad for your health as we all know because it can cause bronchitis and lung cancer, but here is another nail in the coffin because smoking can cause gum disease too. It has been suggested that nicotine reduces the size of arteries by constricting them, and this can reduce blood flow, which in the mouth could lead to reduced ability to fight the harmful effects of pathogenic bacteria and thereby giving cause for concern that smoking can cause gum disease...
Soft Tissue Grafts as Cure for Gum Disease 0

Soft Tissue Grafts as Cure for Gum Disease

Soft Tissue Grafts as Cure for Gum Disease We remember people by their smiles. It’s ironic, however, that people don’t give much value to how they’re able to smile...
Reduction of Pocket Depth versus Gum Disease 0

Reduction of Pocket Depth versus Gum Disease

Reduction of Pocket Depth versus Gum Disease If you’re fond of sweets, hate regular tooth brushing, flossing, and don’t go to your dentist regularly, then you’re in danger of developing gum disease. Turning a blind eye into careful cleaning of your teeth and gums can lead to your undoing...
Crown Lengthening towards Resolution of Gum Disease 0

Crown Lengthening towards Resolution of Gum Disease

Crown Lengthening towards Resolution of Gum Disease Some people are afraid to go to the dentist. They are afraid not because they anticipate the pain that comes with the dental procedure they’re due for, but because of the reproach they expect to receive regarding their irresponsible teeth and gum care...
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