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What are Periodontal Pockets?

February 10, 2020

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“Gum disease” is an umbrella term that encompasses all conditions related to the gums. Gum disease begins with gingivitis and escalates to periodontitis. 

What is Gingivitis? 

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What You Should Know About Gum Inflammation

November 6, 2018

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Inflamed Gums Gum inflammation is a common term used to refer to gingivitis. Gingivitis describes an oral condition where the gums have become swollen and inflamed, hence the term gum inflammation. In addition to inflamed gums, the gums also bleed easily when touched, brushed or flossed. The gums are light pink or pinkish-red in health, but they take on a red appearance when gingivitis is present.

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Why Bleeding Gums Should Concern You

October 23, 2018

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HBloody toothbrush in sinkas your dentist or dental hygienist ever told you during your dental visit that you have bleeding gums? Bleeding gums are one symptom of gum disease, commonly referred to as gingivitis. You may have noticed that your gums bleed while you brush or floss your teeth at home.

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Learn All About Periodontitis And Your Oral Health

September 25, 2018

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good vs bad tooth comparisonPeriodontal disease is another term used when referring to periodontitis. Unlike gingivitis, a type of reversible gum disease, periodontitis is not reversible. Periodontal disease involves the permanent breakdown of gum tissue and bone in the mouth.

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How Does Dental Plaque Affect Me?

July 25, 2016

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dental plaqueDental plaque is a film of bacteria that forms on the teeth. It has a sticky feel, and it is colourless. It is very noticeable to your tongue’s touch when you have not brushed your teeth.

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