Tag Archives: periodontal disease

Flossing and Gum Disease

Did you know that daily flossing can add years to your life ? Gum disease is a low grade bacterial infection also called Pyorrhea or periodontal disease. With time , food and bacteria collect between the teeth and gums and if not adequately cleaned ,…
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Treatments for periodontal disease

Periodontal disease relates to the health of your gums and the other supporting structures of your teeth, including the cementum, or the surface of the tooth root; the alveolar bone, which is the part of the jawbone that holds the tooth sockets; and the periodontal…
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The importance of preventive dentistry

Your dentist can be a valuable resource even before you have a toothache. Trusting your dentist to provide the necessary preventive dental care can help you to avoid some of the most common dental conditions. Dental x-rays are an important part of your preventive care routine. Although x-rays…
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