Tag: periodontitis


Periodic dental exams prevent gum disease and tooth loss

Gum Disease, Real Threat to Health

There’s gum disease, and then there’s Gum Disease Clearly you can’t have healthy teeth without first having healthy gums. Gums serve to protect the base of the teeth, where connective tissue anchors them to jawbone. Left untreated, gum problems can lead to tooth and bone loss. Knowing what you can do to keep your gums healthy will help you preserve not only your smile, but...

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