Category: Gum Disease Prevention

3 Effective Strategies For Fighting Gum Disease At Home

At our Encinitas/San Diego, CA periodontal practice, we provide our patients with modern treatments to help control and prevent problems with periodontal disease. The threat oral bacteria pose to your gums, and to your overall health, should not be overlooked. When individuals suffer from an advanced infection, the problem can become difficult to fully manage,… Read more »

3 Strategies For Fighting Harmful Periodontal Bacteria

What can you do to start fighting harmful bacteria that can cause issues with periodontal disease? Hopefully, you are already practicing good preventive care with an effective brushing and flossing routine. The daily habits you follow to clean your teeth can also protect your gums from infection. Unfortunately, many people still find themselves in need… Read more »

You Should Be Concerned By Signs Of Gum Disease

So you have started to notice that something might be wrong with your gums…what should you do about it? If you are not aware of how serious gum disease can become, you may be tempted to leave the problem alone, and hope everything returns to normal after a short time. This can be a mistake,… Read more »

3 Behaviors That Can Raise Your Risk For Periodontal Trouble

Could you do a better job of protecting yourself against the effects of periodontal disease? The answer to this question is an important one, as an infection that affects your gums can create more problems for your well-being than you might expect. People who develop problems with their gum health are at risk for losing… Read more »

Prevent Periodontal Problems With Better Oral Hygiene

Are you doing a good job of protecting yourself against a periodontal infection? When you understand the problems that are associated with gum disease, particularly advanced disease, you can understand why this is an important question! A person with untreated periodontal disease can have a harder time managing their health, and they are more likely… Read more »

Enjoying Extra Periodontal Protection At Home

Your periodontal specialist in Encinitas/San Diego, CA can provide a range of impressive services that help you maintain your gum health. Did you know that you can actually enjoy extra protection for your gums at home, too? By taking home Perio Protect, you can provide direct care for your gums by directly applying a special… Read more »

Learning How to Prevent Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is one of the most common oral health issues that adults experience (second only to tooth decay). In fact, it affects more than 70 percent of adults to some degree, and more people lose teeth to the disease than to any other oral health condition.  However, despite its… Read more »

If My Hygiene Is Good, Why Did I Get Gum Disease?

It’s no secret that the key to a consistently healthy smile is a consistently good hygiene routine at home. That’s because the most common and destructive oral health issues, including severe periodontal disease, begin with the oral bacteria that accumulate on your teeth and gums every day. The key to preventing such issues is to… Read more »

What’s the Biggest Cause of Gum Disease?

There are many different things that could potentially raise your risks of developing gum (periodontal) disease. For example, if you smoke or chew tobacco, or simply don’t pay enough attention to your daily hygiene routine, then you’re more likely to experience gum disease at some point in your life. However, despite the many different risk… Read more »

The Oral Bacteria Responsible for Gum Disease

Of the many different chronic oral health conditions that you may have to worry about, periodontal disease (or gum disease) is one of the most prominent ones. It’s also one of the more destructive, leading to high rates of adult tooth loss and increased risks of several other severe health conditions. Patients in Encinitas/San Diego… Read more »