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The First Step To Beating Gum Disease Is Understanding How It Starts

If you're over thirty, you have a fifty-fifty chance of contracting gum disease and your odds worsen as you get older. But your fate isn't sealed, especially if you Read More

Eating the Right Kind of Carbs Can Help You Avoid Gum Disease

There are great health benefits to eating better, including for your teeth and gums. But to determine your ideal diet, you'll have to come to terms with carbohydrates, the Read More

This Laser Procedure Promises Big Benefits for Gum Disease Treatment

Over the years, dentists have become quite proficient in treating even the most severe periodontal (gum) disease. Many of these positive outcomes are achieved through manual effort using simple Read More

This February, Show a Little Love to Both Your Heart and Your Gums

It’s February and time for a little heart love. And not just the Valentine’s Day kind: February is also American Heart Month, when healthcare providers promote cardiovascular health. That Read More

Here's What You Can Do to Avoid Gum Disease

Here's an alarming statistic: Nearly half of adults over 30—and 70% over 65—are affected by periodontal (gum) disease. It's sobering because if not caught and treated early, gum disease Read More

Periodontal Maintenance Can Help You Avoid Another Episode of Gum Disease

To keep a healthy smile, brushing and flossing your teeth every day should be at the top of your to-do list, along with regular dental visits. Dental visits are Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Harms Your Health

If you're over 30 your chances for developing periodontal (gum) disease are better than half. And it's not a minor matter—untreated gum disease can lead not only to tooth Read More

Your Regular Dental Visits Might Change if You've had Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) disease is as common as it is destructive. Almost half of all adults 30 and older have some form—and those numbers increase to nearly three-quarters by age Read More

Treating Gum Disease around Tooth Roots is Hard - but Not Impossible

Periodontal disease may start in the gums’ superficial layers, but it’s not likely to stay there. As the disease moves deeper it can wreak havoc on tooth roots and Read More

Treating Gum Disease may Require Invasive Procedures

Periodontal (gum) disease causes more than simple gum swelling—this bacterial infection can harm and destroy your teeth’s supporting structures, including the bone. Its aggressiveness sometimes requires equally aggressive treatment. Gum Read More

Stop Gum Disease Before it Becomes a Major Health Issue

If you think gum disease only happens to the other guy (or gal), think again. If you’re over 30 you have a 50-50 chance for an infection. After 65 Read More

Boost Your Overall Health by Reducing Gum Inflammation

The human body’s immune system has amazing defensive capabilities. Without it a common cold or small wound could turn deadly. One of the more important processes of the immune system Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? Dear Doctor magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated Read More

Advancing Gum Disease Requires Your Dentist's Intervention

Your gums’ primary role is to protect your teeth and keep them firmly in place. But periodontal (gum) disease can damage your gums to such an extent you could Read More

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