Category: Gum Disease Prevention

Behavioral Changes To Protect Your Gums

There are different actions that you can take to protect your smile, and others that can raise your risk for problems that affect your teeth and gums. When it comes to protecting your gums, you can make decisions that make you less likely to struggle with poor periodontal health; whey you do so, you lower… Read more »

Your Periodontal Health And Your Heart

When you think about how you can take better care of your heart, you may focus on diet and exercise, but overlook other ways to lower your risk for problems. As important as your meal choices and physical activity are at reducing your likelihood of experiencing heart disease, you should not overlook the impact of… Read more »

Is It Too Late To Prevent Gum Disease?

With your regular oral hygiene routine, you can fight bacteria that gather at the base of your teeth and threaten your periodontal health. Between your daily efforts and your general dental appointments, you can control your risk for gingivitis, and you can make yourself less likely to have problems with complications from more advanced gum… Read more »

Look Out For Early Warnings About Gum Disease

At a routine dental visit, you can receive a timely warning about symptoms of gingivitis, and you can deal with an infection before it causes worrying complications. You should know that you are also able to observe signs of poor periodontal health between appointments. If you grow concerned about the signs of trouble that you… Read more »

Your Periodontal Health And Your Smile

What can you do to make sure that your smile remains as attractive as possible through the years? Avoiding products that stain your teeth will help, and so will a commitment to preventing cavities and other forms of dental damage. Something to keep in mind is that your gums can affect your appearance. If you… Read more »

Responding To Problems With Gingivitis

You can effectively respond to gingivitis and prevent the infection from worsening. With the right actions taken, this problem can be reversed, keeping your gums safe from oral bacteria. Unfortunately, when the appropriate care is not provided, the consequences can be lasting. Our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice can help you avoid long-term issues that… Read more »

Perio Protect And Daily Preventive Care

The daily routine you practice to protect your smile should keep you safe against both dental and periodontal problems. For those who have a history of trouble with gingivitis, or ongoing difficulties managing periodontal disease, a “standard” routine may not feel like enough. With Perio Protect, you can directly target harmful microbes as part of… Read more »

Can Tobacco Use Affect Your Gums?

You need to look beyond brushing and flossing if you want to examine all of your habits that can affect your oral health. Other daily behaviors, such as tobacco use, also influence your risk for dental and periodontal problems. While you may recognize that this habit is a potential threat to your general health, and… Read more »

Evaluating Your Current Periodontal Health

How should you approach treatment for gum disease? If you have to contend with gingivitis, the initial stage of an infection, preventive care can effectively reverse your condition and give you healthy tissues again. For those who have more serious infections, more involved treatments are going to be necessary to prevent complications. At our Encinitas/San… Read more »

Using Perio Protect To Fight Bacteria

What tools can you use to fight the bacteria that can cause periodontal disease? Your daily oral hygiene routine does help you protect your gums…as long as you take care to thoroughly clean at the base of your teeth. If you are not consistent about brushing and flossing, or if you do not take care… Read more »