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What are signs and symptoms of periodontal disease?

March 9, 2016

• Red and puffy gums

• Bleeding gums when brushing or flossing

• Loose teeth

• “Migrating teeth” resulting in spaces between teeth

• Pain and discomfort- manifested in advanced disease.

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What is periodontal disease?

February 3, 2016

Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease refers to a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the tissues supporting teeth. These tissues include gums, the jawbone and the connective tissue attaching teeth to the jawbone. Although there are different forms of periodontal disease, the most common forms are known as gingivitis and periodontitis. Whereas gingivitis is typically treatable, periodontitis can result in significant loss of bone around teeth. Early diagnosis is key to successful treatment.

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Welcome

June 22, 2015

The purpose of this blog is to disseminate some useful information regarding oral health. Our patients constantly ask us very good questions. Others may have the same questions, but may not have a chance to ask. We will present these questions with answers here in this blog. We will also present new knowledge about oral health, technologies used in dental care and new discoveries made. We believe the public will benefit from this.

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