Ginigivitis Or Periodontitis?

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These two gum conditions are often confused, but it’s essential to understand their differences because they have different symptoms, causes, and treatment approaches. Gingivitis is the earliest and mildest form of gum disease. It’s a reversible condition that causes inflammation of the gums due to plaque buildup on teeth. Symptoms include redness, swelling, and bleeding…

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Is Kissing Harmful To Your Dental Health?

Everyone likes giving or receiving kisses. It could be a spouse, child, or loved one, but are there any dental health dangers associated with kissing? With just one kiss, you can share over 500 different types of disease causing germs and viruses. Not knowing who you are kissing could be as dangerous to your health as…

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Can Kids Get Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal Disease is most frequently associated with adults and most people believe that periodontal disease as well as other major dental issues are strictly an adult problem. This is simply not the case. Children and adolescents are also at risk of developing periodontal disease and associated health problems. When children have periodontal disease, signs and symptoms…

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National Flossing Day!

National Flossing Day!! November 23rd, 2012 Daily flossing is a requirement for healthy teeth and gums. Thorough flossing removes the plaque and food debris between your teeth that your toothbrush may not. It also increases blood circulation in your gum tissue to help prevent periodontal disease. Flossing is a critical technique for a healthy smile,…

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Periodontal Disease and Bleeding Gums…Linked?

The presence of bleeding gums usually when brushing or flossing is usually a sign that you have some form of periodontal disease but it can also mean a greater risk is present. Persistent gingival bleeding can be due to something far more serious. This type of bleeding has been linked to diseases such as leukemia, blood…

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