The answer to this common dental cleaning question depends on you---specifically your mouth. Your dentist can give tell you the kind of teeth cleaning you need after an examination. His or her answer is dependent upon the state of your gums, and whether you have any signs of gingivitis or gum disease, also commonly called periodontal … [Read more...] about “What type of teeth cleaning do I need?”
gum disease treatments
Do you red, swollen gums? Are your gums bleeding while brushing or flossing? Do you bad breath you can’t shake? Sores in your mouth? A receding gum line? Time to visit your dentist. Any of these symptoms can be linked to gum disease, also called periodontal disease, an inflammation of the gums that hold your teeth in place. The mild form of gum … [Read more...] about What is gum disease? How is gum disease treated?