Posts Tagged ‘receding gums’
The Truth About Gum Recession
If you are self-conscious about your smile, gum recession could be the culprit. Not only that, but gum recession has been associated with serious health issues such as diabetes, stroke, heart disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, and pregnancy complications. Gum disease is the leading cause of gum recession, but other factors can contribute to it. To safeguard…Read More
What Is Gum Recession?
The health of our gums is often ignored. However, significant symptoms like bleeding gums and inflammation are a sign of periodontal disease. The progression of gum disease can lead to mild gum recession and eventually a more severe form. This recession will require treatment for a healthy smile. Depending upon the severity of the…Read More
Can Receding Gums Regrow Back?
Receding gum tissue can be an issue especially as we get older. Normal healthy gum tissue will follow snugly against the conforms of our teeth. Gum recession occurs when the gum tissue recedes or pulls away from teeth exposing the root below. This creates an esthetic issue as well as a functional one. The roots…Read More
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…Read More
Periodontal Disease Linked To Other Diseases?
Periodontal disease, comes in two forms gingivitis (reversible) and periodontitis (treatable but non reversible), is an infection of the gums caused by bacteria found in plaque. Recent studies have shown between 50-75% of people have some form of periodontal disease. More statistics show that approximately 30% of Americans are at an increased risk of developing periodontal…Read More
Stages of Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease (or commonly called gum disease) is a very serious and chronic dental infection of the periodontal tissues that can result in the breakdown of the tissue and the loss of bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. This dental infection disease begins when bacteria and plaque form a sticky biofilm on your teeth and causes…Read More