Gum Disease

Gum disease or Periodontal disease is any sort of infection that takes place on the gums and around the teeth. The two most common types of gum diseases are gingivitis and periodontitis. Gum disease is caused by poor or infrequent dental hygiene and it can lead to teeth becoming infected, or loose.

August 15, 2016

Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Health

Periodontal disease (“peri” meaning “around,” and “odont” meaning “tooth”) results in the destruction of the gums, bone, and periodontal ligaments. Everyone has different levels of bacteria […]
May 1, 2012

How to Treat Recurring Swollen Gums

Periodontal (gum) infections can be quite painful. But more importantly, they can be signs of larger problems to come. If you are experiencing recurring swollen gums, […]
May 1, 2012

Understanding Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, affects over 90% of Americans each year. The reality is that you will most likely experience some form of […]

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