You’ve probably heard of this ailment referred to as “gum disease”. That’s one of the more common terms it goes by. However, many people also refer to it as “periodontitis” or “gingivitis”, which are both stages in gum/periodontal disease. This problem is a painful inflammation of the gums which can lead to pain, excessive bleeding, tooth decay, and tooth loss. Periodontal disease often results from a lack of proper dental hygiene or seeing your dentist for dental services on a regular basis. Continue reading “What Is Periodontal Disease?”
Dental decay and gum disease are common problems that most people will face in some form or another during their lives. In this post, we’ll be outlining how both of these problems progress, and which dental services are most appropriate for all stages of each. It’s important to get these issues resolved as soon as possible, as later stages of each problem have shown to correlate with serious health issues like heart attack and stroke.
This article will talk about the process of tooth decay from start fo finish, beginning with:
You may have heard of this condition referred to simply as “gum disease”. You may also have heard it used interchangeably with the name “gingivitis”. Another name often used interchangeably for this condition is “periodontitis”.