Month: August 2020

How Digital Images Help Us Identify Periodontal Problems

There are certain symptoms of gingivitis that a person can identify on their own. For example, you may start to worry about your periodontal health because your gums frequently bleed whenever you clean your smile, or because your tissues look swollen or discolored. What you should know is that knowing the severity of the infection… Read more »

Addressing Tooth Loss That Is Linked To Gum Disease

There are several reasons to worry about the effects of gum disease. If gingivitis is not properly managed, an infection can cause damage to the tissues that currently support your teeth. As this takes place, those teeth can become unstable, and are at risk for either being lost or needing to be extracted. While tooth… Read more »

Treating The Periodontal Tissue Damage Done By Gum Disease

When you begin to struggle with gingivitis, there are certain symptoms that you can identify. Your gums can bleed after you brush and floss, and they may look swollen or discolored in areas where an infection has developed. You may notice that you have to hide bad breath more often, or even that your gum… Read more »

How Can The Effects Of Periodontal Disease Be Addressed?

When action is taken in time, gingivitis can be addressed before any lasting problems affect your periodontal health. In fact, our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can provide preventive care in the form of a scaling and root planing to help you recover from an infection before there are complications that have to be addressed…. Read more »

3 Reasons To Worry About A Receding Gum Line

When you check your bathroom mirror after brushing and flossing, you cannot help but notice that your gum line seems to be receding. Is this something that should concern you? What causes this problem to happen? Gum line recession can be traced to gingivitis, though it can also be caused by other issues, like aggressively… Read more »

A Good Flossing Routine Can Protect Your Periodontal Health

There are actions that you can – and should – take to protect yourself against periodontal disease. If you already have symptoms of an infection, you can schedule an evaluation at our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice to see how serious the problem might be, and what can be done. To avoid a situation where… Read more »

Protect Your Gums By Dropping A Smoking Habit

While it can be difficult to let go of a smoking habit, doing so provides important benefits to your well-being. People who smoke can actually have a harder time avoiding problems with periodontal disease. What this means is that cigarettes (or any other tobacco product) make you vulnerable to a problem that can interfere with… Read more »

Dealing With Gum Disease Before Tooth Loss Occurs

Is there time to spare when it comes to addressing problems with your gums, or should you make periodontal health care a priority? There are several issues that periodontal disease can create when it is not being properly managed. In addition to negatively impacting your physical well-being, the destruction of tissues resulting from this infection… Read more »