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Long-Term Gum Disease Effects on Your Health

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Good dental health requires daily attention. Every time you skip brushing or flossing, you increase your chances of developing early stages of gum disease. As this gum disease progresses, it can turn into severe periodontal disease. While many considering bleeding gums and tooth aches to be the worst part of gingivitis, … Continue Reading

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The Facts About Periodontal Disease

Dental hygienist shows a chart explaining periodontal disease to a patient.When it comes to gum disease, what you don’t know can hurt you! Periodontal disease not only affects your dental health, but scientific research reveals that it can have devastating effects on your overall health. October is National Dental Hygiene Month, and there’s no better time to brush up on your dental hygiene habits … Continue Reading

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Laser Treatment for Gum Disease

laser treatment for gum disease
When you neglect your dental hygiene, you run the risk of eventually developing gum disease. Don’t let this happen to you! Gingivitis is the primary stage of gum disease where the bacteria in plaque build up to a point that causes the gums to become irritated and inflamed. With proper treatment and care, gingivitis can be reversed; however, when left untreated, … Continue Reading

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