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Do Not Ignore Gum Recession

Gum disease is a big problem and it can sneak up on you and destroy your teeth. Stop receding gums and periodontal disease before it is too late. Do not ignore gum recession. Bacteria are present in everyone’s mouth. 24/7, these micro-organisms eat away our most...

Foods To Prevent Gum Disease

We recently had a patient whose gums were receding at a rapid pace even though her dental hygiene was impeccable. There could be many causes of gum recession. Did you know that one of them could be what you are or are not eating? One way to heal gum disease is through...

Gum Recession and Aging

We’ve done plenty of articles on gum recession and the causes and prevention; however one aspect that we wanted to note is gum recession as it relates to aging.  As we get older, the everyday wear and tear of life takes a toll on our oral health. That said, it...

Is Gum Recession Harmful?

Gum recession also called gingival recession, can be harmful to your mouth’s health. When the gingival tissue recedes enough to expose a tooth’s root, sensitivity or root decay may develop. The softer root surface decays faster than the enamel on the...

Denture Wearers Common Problems

Moving or slipping dentures: Shrinking the of jaw bone and loss of surrounding gum tissues can cause dentures to become misaligned after a time. Even the best fitting dentures will likely become ill-fitted after awhile even with the best of care. Proper care and...

Gum Recession Causes and Treatments

When your gums recede or pull away from your teeth, it is called gum recession. Gum recession can happen to people of all ages. Sometimes it happens even if a person takes good care of his or her teeth. Gum recession can cause problems for your dental health. If you...