Finding a Dentist for Gingivitis Prevention

Gingivitis, considered to be one of the most common health problems, is characterized by infection of the gums that lead to inflammation, swelling, and bleeding. Gingivitis, however, is but a symptom of other periodontal diseases, which can then lead to gum recession, bone loss, or teeth falling out. Continue reading

Preventing Peri-implantitis among Implant Owners

Peri-implantitis is oftentimes considered as a ‘time bomb’ for dental implant owners. It is a bacterial disease that causes inflammation as well as the slow loss of the jaw bone that is holding the implant in place. What makes this condition challenging is the fact that dentists cannot tell if the infection could be entering after the bone recedes, or the bone recedes because of the infection. Continue reading