Don’t Let Gingivitis Affect You!

Gingivitis is a form of periodontal disease. Gingivitis is due to the long-term effects of plaque deposits. Plaque is a sticky material made of bacteria, mucus, and food debris that develops on the exposed parts of the teeth. It is a major cause of tooth decay. The following raise your risk for developing gingivitis: General illness Poor dental […]

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Periodontitis Information

In the more advanced stages of gum disease, called periodontitis, the gums and bone that support the teeth become seriously damaged. The gums become inflamed. Inflammation causes a pocket to develop between the gums and the teeth, which fills with plaque and tartar. Soft tissue swelling traps the plaque in the pocket. Continued inflammation eventually […]

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