Archive for the Gum Disease Category

Gum Disease: Are You at Risk for Developing Periodontal Disease?

Gum disease can be a very serious problem. It can lead to the loss of your teeth, gum tissue, and bone tissue. Despite the fact that gum disease is easily preventable, thousands of Americans still fall victim to it each year. This is largely attributed to the

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Gum Disease: Could Your Child be a Victim of Gum Disease?

Gum disease becomes more common as you age. However, chronic gingivitis and aggressive periodontitis do also occur in children. One of our goals as parents is to teach our children how to properly care for their teeth and mouth. Sometimes, despite our best efforts, our children still

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Gum Disease: The Importance of Practicing Good Oral Hygiene

Gum disease is an easily preventable issue with proper hygiene. Despite this, many Americans still find themselves battling gum disease every year. It’s important to prevent gum disease when possible because it can lead to many other problems. We, here at Crossroads Dental Group in Hebron, Ohio

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Gum Disease Comes in Many Different Types and Each Needs Specific Types of Treatment

When you visit your dentist and hear the words gum disease, it can leave you worried about what that means for your mouth. Gum disease is something to fear to some degree, but it is also something that can be treated if it is caught early enough.

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Gum Disease: What is Gingivitis and What Causes It?

Gum disease is a bacterial inflammation of the gums, or gingiva. This type of infection or gum disease is typically referred to as gingivitis. Gum disease can become quite serious if left untreated and can ultimately lead to much bigger problems including the loss of teeth. While

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What is Root Planing?

When it comes to treating gum disease, there are very few techniques that work better than root planing and scaling. This allows your gums to rid themselves of much of the plague and buildup that is causing the gum disease, and it allows you to return to

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Treatments for Gum Disease

There are quite a few different methods that are available for treating gum disease. Some require surgery to remove and rid the mouth of gum disease, while other methods do not require you to undergo surgery. The sooner it is caught, the easier the treatment usually is,

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How to Prevent Gum Disease

When it comes to gum disease, the more you know, the healthier you can keep your mouth and your body in general. If you are looking for different methods to stave off this debilitating disease, then you have come to the right place. There are four main

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What Are The Signs of Gum Disease?

There are numerous common signs of gum disease. The signs of the disease can come from quite a few different sources, including hormones, dental habits, and medications you may be taking. If you think you may have gum disease, here are some of the most common signs

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