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...
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...
It is on qualified account that scientist have connected gum diseases with poor heart health. So this is another important reason for you to begin to, without fail, implement healthy dental practice f...
Inflammation is one of the body's essential defense mechanisms and plays a vital role in protecting us against microbial attack, external and internally-produced toxins, as well as damaged and disease...
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...
With our incredibly busy lifestyles it is virtually impossible to take into account everything that either needs to be done or should be done on a daily basis. Those things that require less immediate...
Do you wonder about the health of your gums? Have you ever seen red, puffy or bleeding gums upon brushing or flossing. Have you grown, 'long in the tooth'? Have you lost any teeth due to gum disease...
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a ruthless opponent in the fight for oral health. Operating slowly, it is hard for the layperson to detect the earliest ravages of this condition unt...