Category: Periodontal Health

Will I Develop Gum Disease?

If you search for it on the internet, the term “gum disease” would bring back millions of search query results, ranging from descriptions of its symptoms to helpful (and some not-so-helpful) tips for dealing with it. Still, you might not realize how easily, or discreetly, it might develop, or worse, you might believe that you… Read more »

Could Your Own Immune System Fight Gum Disease?

Aside from cavities (a result of the condition, tooth decay), gum disease is one of the most common dental health issues among adults in the United States. Because of the destruction it causes, it is also the leading cause of permanent tooth loss. Essentially, gum disease develops when the bacteria in your mouth are allowed… Read more »

The Important Difference Between Gingivitis and Gum Disease

You might often hear them used interchangeably, but there is one significant difference between gingivitis and gum disease; one is reversible, while the other is not. What that means for your dental health is that, if you notice the signs of gingivitis, then you have a limited amount of time to seek treatment before it… Read more »