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Gingival Recessions

A gingival recession is when the gum migrates exposing part of the tooth’s root, making it appear longer and unhealthy. It can be localized to one tooth in a group of teeth or it can spread throughout the mouth, making the patient sensitive to eating cold foods and making them more susceptible to cavities. On […]

What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is gum disease, it is a very common disease that many of our patients present but do not know that they suffer from it, since it is a silent disease. This disease is caused by bacteria and it is a disease that has no cure but is controlled, like other diseases such as […]

Difference between Gingivitis and Periodontitis

The early stage of gum disease is called GINGIVITIS. If you have gingivitis, your gums may become red, swollen and bleed easily. At this stage, the disease is still reversible and can usually be eliminated by a professional cleaning at your dental office, followed by daily brushing and flossing. Advanced gum disease is called PERIODONTITIS. […]

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