The Prevention and Treatment Of Gum DiseaseThe Prevention and Treatment Of Gum Disease


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The Prevention and Treatment Of Gum Disease

My name is Hal Martin and at my last dental checkup my dentist told me that I had gum disease. My dentist gave me instructions about what I needed to do so that the gum disease wouldn't get worse and turn into periodontal disease. When I returned home, I immediately began learning everything I could about gum disease by reading dental articles online. I sure didn't want it to get worse so I knew that I needed to take action right away. In this blog, you'll learn all about gum disease including what it is, the causes and how you can help prevent it. I wanted to write this blog to get the word out to as many people about gum disease to hopefully help others have healthy gums.

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3 Mistakes That May Be Causing Preventable Cavities In Your Young Child
29 August 2018

No one said parenting was going to be easy, but it

Are Your Teen's Teeth Suddenly Sensitive? 4 Potential Causes Of Tooth Pain Between Dental Visits
30 July 2018

When your teen attends regular dental checkups, su

What Filling Would Work Best For Your Cavity?
30 June 2018

If you have a cavity that needs to be filled, ther

Precautions To Take When Bleaching Your Teeth
3 June 2018

Brightening your teeth by bleaching them is genera

Avoiding Pain And Excess Bleeding Before, During, And After Cavity Extractions
3 May 2018

Sometimes not even root canals can save a tooth. T

3 Mistakes That May Be Causing Preventable Cavities In Your Young Child

No one said parenting was going to be easy, but it is definitely a rewarding experience. While you have probably read countless books and gotten lots of advice from friends, family members, and professionals, you have probably made some mistakes here and there. The good news is that you aren't alone. One area where you might think that you are doing everything right is with your child's teeth—until the dentist says that your child has a cavity. Read More 

Are Your Teen’s Teeth Suddenly Sensitive? 4 Potential Causes Of Tooth Pain Between Dental Visits

When your teen attends regular dental checkups, sudden tooth pain is alarming. After all, dentists typically find issues such as cavities early enough to prevent most pain if your child goes to their exams. Yet tooth sensitivity is a common issue in the teenage years, and you can work with your family dentist to find out if one of these problems could be the cause of the pain. Consider Sinus Inflammation Children with allergies or frequent sinus infections sometimes find that tooth pain accompanies their other symptoms. Read More 

What Filling Would Work Best For Your Cavity?

If you have a cavity that needs to be filled, there are a lot of materials available for you to choose from. Here are some of the pros and cons of each to help you decide at your next dental visit. Gold Gold is one of the most durable materials for dental fillings since they are impervious corrosion. Some patients are able to maintain this kind of filling for a decade or more. Read More 

Precautions To Take When Bleaching Your Teeth

Brightening your teeth by bleaching them is generally safe. However, there are a few precautions you need to take to ensure your treatment is a hundred percent safe. Here are some of the safety precautions to take. Use Recommended Products There are numerous teeth whitening products out in the market, but it's safer to go with the recommended products. As a precaution, your chosen bleaching product shouldn't have more than 10% carbamide peroxide if you have opted for a home treatment. Read More 

Avoiding Pain And Excess Bleeding Before, During, And After Cavity Extractions

Sometimes not even root canals can save a tooth. That is when you need cavity extractions to save the neighboring teeth and your health. If you ar particularly concerned about excess blood loss and pain during and after the affected tooth is extracted, here are some tips that can help. Do Not Take Aspirin or Other Blood Thinners Prior to the Procedure Blood thinners, like aspirin, prevent your blood from clotting. Read More