Category: Gum Disease

Can Periodontal Problems Lead To Tooth Sensitivity?

Why do you find yourself wincing when hot or cold items pass by certain teeth? What could be the cause of your dental sensitivity, and how long will it last? Answering specific questions about teeth sensitivity will require an appointment with your dentist, as there are several possible culprits. That being said, it is certainly… Read more »

Spotting Gum Disease, And Addressing The Problem

Are you checking your gums for possible problems? You may think about oral care as concentrated on the condition of your teeth, but periodontal issues can cause serious trouble. The initial stage of gum disease, gingivitis, can be reversed when properly treated. However, if you allow your condition to go unaddressed, you could develop periodontitis,… Read more »

The Progression Of Gum Disease

Gum disease is incredibly common; nearly half of all adult Americans have some form of it. Gum disease is a progressive disease. A progressive disease is a disease that worsens the longer it goes untreated. Gum disease can be prevented with good oral hygiene. It can be reversed if caught and treated early. In its… Read more »