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What are the Treatment Options for Gum Disease?

What are the Treatment Options for Gum Disease?

Posted Jul 28th, 2017

There is a variety of treatment options for gum disease (surgical, non-surgical and medicinal), and the one that’s right for you will depend on the stage of your gum disease.

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How to Prevent Periodontal Disease

How to Prevent Periodontal Disease

Posted Jul 14th, 2017

Periodontal (gum) disease is caused by a buildup of bacteria on the teeth and gums. This means that a good oral hygiene routine, including regular dental appointments and thorough brushing and flossing, is the best way to prevent it.

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What Causes Gum Disease?

What Causes Gum Disease?

Posted Jun 30th, 2017

It may not be nice to think about, but our mouths are full of bacteria. Without regular dental cleanings and a good oral hygiene routine at home, this bacteria produces plaque and eventually tartar on the teeth, which is what causes gum disease to develop.

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What are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?

What are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?

Posted Jun 16th, 2017 in News

When gum disease is first starting to develop, it is often completely symptomless. However, as it progresses, it demonstrates some tell-tale symptoms. Here’s what to look out for.

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