More than 75 percent of Americans over 35 have some form of gum disease. What is gum disease? The term gum disease or periodontal disease, describes bacterial growth and production of factors that gra...
Copyright © 2007 Sung Lee, and George Meinig D.D.SAll dentists know that sometimes arthritis and other illnesses clear up if bad teeth are extracted. However, in this case, all of her teeth appeared...
About a year ago, my dentist and hygienist said that I had gingivitis. Actually, I suspect that I've had it for over a decade. The interesting thing about gingivitis is that it doesn't make much noise...
Tooth sensitivity is quite a common occurrence, and comes and goes, over time. Root sensitivity, or dentin hypersensitivity, is commonly known as tooth sensitivity. One is known to suffer from tooth s...
Copyright © 2007 Sung Lee, and George Meinig D.D.SIn the condensing osteitis cases of patients with poor defense, the tissue at the end of the tooth's root was incapable of controlling the organisms a...
Gum disease, otherwise known as Periodontal (literal meaning being "around the tooth") disease, is one of the most common form of dental diseases caused by a build up of plaque and bacteria. This b...
Gum disease. Known to dentists as gingivitis, is one of those afflictions that drives doctors and dentists crazy. Why? Because in most cases, it is entirely preventable. If you take good care of your ...
The 'silent epidemic' called gum disease rages on around the world just as it has for centuries. It is has been on a never-ending rampage for thousands of years. "So What", You might think? Consideri...
Periodontitis is an inflammation of the bone, gums and supporting structure of the teeth. It is a bacterial infection that afflicts the tooth's root and crevices in the gum tissue. Periodontitis is gu...
Have you ever considered how your gums affect your apparent state of youth? Ever hear the phrase, "growing long in the tooth"? This refers directly to recession of the gums. The look of a smile is som...