What Causes Gingivitis?

Gingivitis is simply inflammation of the gum tissue in the mouth. It is a reversible, non-destructive form of periodontal disease. While there are many causes of gingivitis, the number one cause is poor dental hygiene. Gingivitis can develop as -a side effect to medication -surges in hormones -mouth breathing -dry mouth -poor nutrition -disease state…

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Periogen – New Weapon Against Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease – is a progressive inflammatory disease, that affects the tissues that support and anchor the teeth. These support tissues include, gums, bone, cementum, and ligament attachments. The main area in which periodontal disease is diagnosed and treated is in “the pocket”. The pocket is the unattached tissue between the tooth and gum, measured…

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Stages of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease Marielaina Perrone DDS

 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…

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