How Healthy Gums Keep Smiles Whole

When our gums are healthy, our teeth are strong and securely supported. But when periodontal disease develops and treatment isn’t provided to manage it, you risk losing your teeth. At your Dallas, TX, periodontal treatment office, our team can offer care to prevent the disease, manage the early stages, or even tackle the advanced stages of periodontitis.

5 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

Gum Disease affects almost 50% of adults over 30 in the United States. One in every three of these adults suffers from only mild symptoms. However, gum disease is a progressive illness and can vary in severity from gingivitis (moderate) to advanced periodontitis (severe). Every stage, if left untreated, can cause its own unique set… Continue reading 5 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

Periodontal Surgery: What Patients Need to Know

Periodontal surgery is often necessary for those who have developed severe gum disease. Periodontal surgery may involve lifting gum tissue to remove bacteria and debris from the surfaces of teeth or to graft tissue lost to this condition. Our periodontist provides treatment for advanced and complex cases of periodontal disease. Should I be worried about… Continue reading Periodontal Surgery: What Patients Need to Know

Why are my gums inflamed even though I brush and floss daily?

Have you noticed that your gums are inflamed even with regular flossing and brushing? Perhaps your dentist has referred you to a periodontist because he or she is concerned about your gum health. Periodontal (gum) disease is a common oral health concern that has destructive effects when left untreated. This is why it’s important to… Continue reading Why are my gums inflamed even though I brush and floss daily?

Non-Surgical Options to Treat Gum Disease

Gum (periodontal) disease is a threat to your oral health. Receiving professional treatment and adopting a thorough oral hygiene routine is the only way to manage this condition. While surgical intervention is necessary at times, there are non-surgical gum treatment options available. Our periodontist is an expert at providing treatment for periodontal disease. The Dangers… Continue reading Non-Surgical Options to Treat Gum Disease

The Link Between Gum Disease and Health Risks

Brushing and flossing daily coupled with visits to the dentist every six months contribute to healthy teeth and gums. There are other factors involved in maintaining great oral health, and in doing so reducing many health risks. Gum disease can occur in patients of all ages; knowing the symptoms allows the patient to seek help… Continue reading The Link Between Gum Disease and Health Risks

Ward Off Gum Disease with These Tips

Gum disease usually doesn’t occur without warning … familiarize yourself with the symptoms, and if they begin to occur, schedule a visit with your periodontist right away before they have a chance to escalate. Early symptoms of the onset of gum disease (gingivitis) include: Bleeding gums – Healthy gum tissue does not bleed unless provoked… Continue reading Ward Off Gum Disease with These Tips

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