Gum Disease Treatment

Best Ways to Treat Unhealthy Gums

Unhealthy gums can quickly lead to gum disease, which can seriously impact your overall health. If you are experiencing symptoms of unhealthy gums, below are treatment options you and your dentist might pursue. Consequences of Unhealthy Gums Some of the symptoms you may experience from gum disease include: Swollen, painful, or tender gums Bad breath […]

National Gum Disease Awareness Month

In 2012, the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry designated February as National Gum Disease Awareness Month. This national and global effort raises public awareness regarding the consequences of untreated diseases, such as periodontal disease. It also aims to encourage people to actively participate in better oral hygiene and maintain their dental health to prevent, diagnose, […]

Ways to Keep Gums Healthy

When it comes to maintaining your oral health, people are often most concerned about their teeth, but your gums are equally important. For many adults, checking for gum disease or taking action to prevent it is a secondary thought. Because gum disease is usually painless, most people aren’t aware they have it until they visit their […]

How to Avoid Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious condition that affects approximately half of the American adult population. Left untreated, it can lead to tooth loss, so it should be taken seriously. With good care, however, patients of our periodontists can avoid gum disease. What Causes Gum Disease? Gum disease is almost always caused by plaque, a film […]