Category Archives: Healthy Gums

The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

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Your periodontium is made up of all the tissues that surround your teeth – your gums and the bone inside them, and the cementum and ligaments that hold your teeth in place. There are many kinds of periodontal diseases, the … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Toothbrush

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Most people don’t realize that they might be using the wrong toothbrush and not know it. Just like people, toothbrushes can come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Small Headed Toothbrush These toothbrushes are made for those with smaller … Continue reading

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Good Dental Care Saves Your Family Money

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There is no doubt that costs are rising, however your family can save a lot by having a good dental routine established for each and every member. Here are the ways it can help your family have more: Less Lost … Continue reading

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Gum Health Necessities

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Avoiding gum disease is an important part of oral health care. Gingivitis, which is an inflammation of the gums due to bacterial infection from lack of care, is a nasty disease that can cause other health complications and extreme discomfort. … Continue reading

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Common Causes of Toothaches

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When someone has a toothache, this usually means they have pain around the teeth or jaw area. In many cases, this pain is caused by a tooth problem or dental condition. Of course, the severity of the pain involved can … Continue reading

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Gum Treatments Performed Without Surgery

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Many of you remember the joke about the dentist who tells his patient that his teeth are healthy but the gums have to go. That is why it is so important to have regular dental check-ups. You see healthy gums … Continue reading

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The Massage Brushing Method: Helping to Keep Tooth Decay at Bay

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The way in which we brush our teeth is crucial to practicing good oral health, but for years, experts have debated the best method for brushing and minimizing the risk of tooth decay. Fortunately, innovation and research continues to deliver … Continue reading

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Can Gum Disease Actively Cause More Serious Health Issues?

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For something that is so widespread in adults, there is a surprising amount of uncertainty that surrounds gum disease and the wider impact that it can have. In the UK, serious gum disease effects up to 20% of citizens, but … Continue reading

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Why Going to the Dentist is No Longer Something to Fear in 2012

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Many individuals worldwide suffer from a fear of visiting the dentist. This is a strange and largely unexplained phobia that gets steadily worse through avoidance, and over time can leave you entirely unwilling to visit your dental practitioner. Aside from … Continue reading

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Collagen Matrix Helps Receding Gums to Heal

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As a result of poor dental hygiene, sporadic visits to the dental clinic, and an accumulation of plaque, gums recede and expose the roots of teeth. Among the problems faced by patients with receding gums are tooth decay, gum inflammation, … Continue reading

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