Our gums frame our smile, and help keep our teeth in place. Which means the presence of periodontal disease could put your smile at risk for tooth loss unless the disease is properly managed. In today’s blog, your Syosset, NY, dentist talks about protecting your periodontal health.
Category: Gum Disease Syosset LI NY
I Have Gum Disease, Now What?
As adults, you’re likely to develop an issue like periodontal disease without regular care at home and in our office. If you do develop gum disease, then treatment to manage it is crucial for avoiding complications like tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Syosset, NY, dentist wants to discuss how we prevent or manage the… Read more »
Non-Cosmetic Benefits of Gum Contouring
When it comes to improving the appearance of your smile, there are often several benefits that go beyond just enhancing your level of self-confidence. Many of the issues that impact your smile’s appearance also affect your oral health in different, often negative ways. By addressing them with the right treatment, you can improve the long-term… Read more »
What Gum Disease Can Do if Given Enough Time
The thing about most dental health concerns is that all they need in order to get worse is time. That’s why preventing or seeking prompt treatment for any dental problem is essential to keeping your smile healthy long-term. With gum disease, however, the consequences of becoming severe over time can have implications far beyond the… Read more »
How Gum Disease Could Raise Your Heart Health Risks
When your dentist tells you that you have gum disease, the need to treat it can be more serious than you might realize. As one of the most common chronic oral health conditions, many people will have to deal with gum disease at some point in their lives. In addition to some of the more… Read more »
Do Your Gums Bleed? It May Mean More than You Think
Taking good care of your smile is often simple, but requires careful attention and a high level of consistency. For example, it only takes a small slip in your dental hygiene routine for oral bacteria to cause harm to your teeth and/or gums. If they do, the earliest signs of trouble may not always be… Read more »
Key Factors in Preventing or Treating Gum Disease
As you grow older, your risks for certain oral and overall health concerns can become increasingly higher. Gum disease (or periodontal disease) is one of those concerns, and if it’s allowed to develop, the resulting inflammation can have a significant impact on your oral health. Fortunately, preventing and treating gum disease is often more convenient… Read more »
3 Aspects of Your Oral Health that Gum Disease Threatens
If you’ve never been diagnosed with gum disease, then the threat that it can pose can seem distant and not very immediately concerning. However, just because you haven’t been diagnosed doesn’t mean it isn’t a threat, especially if it’s been a while since you’ve attended a professional dental examination. Unfortunately, many people fail to realize… Read more »
Is It Possible to Reverse Gingivitis?
Most dental health concerns are chronic conditions, which makes treating them a top priority any time they develop. That’s especially true for gum disease, which can cause increasingly worse damage to your gums and jawbone until you eventually lose one or more teeth from lack of support. Once it becomes severe enough, the only way… Read more »
Why Gum Disease Can Be a Lifelong Concern
Gum disease is often the kind of thing that people don’t think about until they have to. Despite the fact that it affects a majority of adult patients, it can seem insignificant (or remain completely undetected) in its earliest stages. However, once it reaches its more advanced stages, gum disease can become more severe and… Read more »