Gum Disease

Why Is Gum Health Important to Maintaining a Beautiful Smile?

Dr. Grigoropoulos says it is impossible to have a beautiful smile without having equally beautiful gums. Read More →

Tips for Keeping Periodontal Disease at Bay

The best way to prevent periodontal disease is by coming in to the dentist's office for professional cleanings at least once every six months, while ... Read More →

What Can Happen If Gingivitis Is Left Untreated?

Gingivitis is a bacterial infection that is far more common than most people realize. According to Dr. Peter Domogala, a periodontist in Gurnee, Illinois, it ... Read More →

Should I Keep Flossing If I Notice Bleeding In My Gums?

Failing to adequately brush and floss is a huge mistake that can cause further damage and erosion to frail dentition. Read More →

How to Handle Painful Gums

Experiencing serious pain or discomfort in the mouth is never normal, and Dr. Fred Rudman and Dr. Brett Weedon, of Rudman, Kane, Weedon & Associates ... Read More →

Where Does Periodontal Disease Come From?

Periodontal disease is a serious condition that can be caused by a number of external and internal factors, including genetics. Rather than dwelling on the ... Read More →

Understanding the Connection Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Medical researchers have been studying the connection between diabetes and gum disease for years, even though many men and women who suffer from these conditions ... Read More →

How to Eliminate Symptoms of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is an extremely serious condition that needs to be treated right away. According to Dr. Craig Rubinoff of Rancho Bernardo Periodontics, a periodontist ... Read More →

When Is Surgery Necessary for Periodontal Patients?

Surgery may be necessary for men and women with periodontal disease any time a number of factors or symptoms of the condition are present. According ... Read More →

What Could It Mean If My Gums Appear Bright Red or Purple?

Patients will not visit his office until they are already noticing blood on their sinks when they brush and floss their teeth. By the time ... Read More →