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How to Prevent the Gum Disease Known as Gingivitis?

How to Prevent the Gum Disease Known as Gingivitis?

How to Prevent the Gum Disease Known as Gingivitis?

Do your gums bleed when you floss? Do they look red and puffy when you’re done brushing? These are symptoms of early-stage gum disease, known as gingivitis. It’s a condition that can be reversed, but it means taking a more proactive approach to oral care. It’s...
How to Prevent Gums from Bleeding when Flossing

How to Prevent Gums from Bleeding when Flossing

It is common for gums to bleed when flossing. There can be any number of reasons why they bleed. However, bleeding gums often indicate other underlying problems. Sometimes, when gums bleed when flossing, it’s a simple fix like technique. Other times, it’s a sign of a...
Vaping and Oral Health

Vaping and Oral Health

With the rise of health risks associated with cigarettes, many have turned to vaping as a promised or perceived healthier alternative. This has made e-cigarettes popular over the last few years. However, what many have not considered is the impact the chemicals used...
Is There a Link between Obesity and Oral Health?

Is There a Link between Obesity and Oral Health?

Although many people know about obesity and consider it an epidemic, very few know that a link exists between obesity and oral health. Dr. Allan Mulandi says that it is important to make some lifestyle changes since there are clear signs of periodontal disease in...
What is Gingivitis?

What is Gingivitis?

Gingivitis occurs when the gums become inflamed. This usually occurs as a result of plaque or bacteria forming on the teeth. While gingivitis is a less serious form of gum disease than periodontitis, it can develop into periodontitis if left untreated. The warning...

Gum Disease – The Missing Link to Your Health

You may be sitting in the waiting room of your dentist’s office filling out your health history and wondering “Why is this form so long? I am here just for a cleaning; why does this all matter?”  You may be tempted to check off “No” on all the conditions listed.  I...
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