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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Avoiding Pain And Excess Bleeding Before, During, And After Cavity Extractions
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Chip A Back Tooth? What To Know And Do Now
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Why You Need To Visit The Dentist Even If Your Mouth Feels Fine
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3 Things To Keep In Mind Before Getting A Dental Implant
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Why Some People Need More Than 2 Dental Visits a Year
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In most cases, dentists recommend coming in for tw

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 

Chip A Back Tooth? What To Know And Do Now

If you have chipped a back tooth and you don't want to do a lot of work to it, but it's sharp and you are worried that the root may be exposed, you want to go to the dentist to have the damages evaluated. You want to be sure that you aren't compromising your oral health and that you fix the tooth properly so you don't further the damage and so you can prolong the life of the tooth. Read More 

Why You Need To Visit The Dentist Even If Your Mouth Feels Fine

Regularly seeing your dentist a few times a year (or as instructed by your personal dentist) is an important part of your health. Even if your teeth and mouth feel fine, you should still see your dentist for regular teeth cleanings. Here are just a few reasons why you should continue to see your dentist on a regular basis whether you need a cavity filled or not. The small expense you pay for dental visits now can pay off in reducing your dental needs in the future. Read More 

3 Things To Keep In Mind Before Getting A Dental Implant

A dental implant is a great solution for dental troubles that involve a missing tooth. Whether you lost your tooth in an accident, or your dentist wants to remove it because it is decayed or significantly damaged in some way, a dental implant replaces your natural tooth. Dental implants look and feel like real teeth, are easy to care for, and last a long time. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you are planning to get a new dental implant: Read More 

Why Some People Need More Than 2 Dental Visits a Year

In most cases, dentists recommend coming in for two visits each year for examinations and cleanings; however, there are times when dentists feel this is not enough. If your dentist encourages you to come in more frequently, it is probably because you are considered a high-risk patient, and here are several things to understand about this. What Makes a Person a High-Risk Patient? People considered high-risk patients typically have some type of quality or problem that puts them in this category. Read More