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Posts Tagged ‘ gum health ’

At-Home Dental Care Tips To Increase Gum Health

Friday, January 28th, 2022
At-Home Dental Care Tips To Increase Gum Health
If you’re looking for a few tips to increase your gum health, we can help.

Your gums are the foundation to optimum oral health. By taking care of your gums, you can ensure that your mouth is healthy and you’re less at risk for periodontal disease and gingivitis. At Catonsville Dental Care, we provide non-surgical, soft tissue management to treat periodontal disease. However, it’s important to ensure preventative care at home so that you don’t develop periodontal disease in the first place! Bleeding gums, inflammation, and tender gums are all signs that you might be developing gingivitis. If you’re looking for a few tips to increase your gum health, we can help.

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Simple Steps to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Friday, January 14th, 2022
Simple Steps to Keep Your Gums Healthy
It’s essential to keep your gums healthy to prevent long-term damage that could lead to tooth loss.

Maintaining your oral health through regular brushing, flossing, antiseptic rinses, and dental checkups can help prevent gum disease. If you’ve already been diagnosed with gum disease, otherwise known as gingivitis, you should know that it can be cured. By establishing a regular oral hygiene routine, you can eliminate excess bacteria in your mouth and create a healthy environment for your gums to begin healing. However, if your gum disease has progressed to periodontitis, you can no longer reverse the damage that has been caused. Either way, it’s essential to keep your gums healthy to prevent additional long-term damage that could lead to tooth loss. Here are a few simple steps from Catonsville Dental Care to keep your gums healthy on the regular. 

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How to Maintain the Health of Your Gums

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Schedule your next cleaning at Catonsville Dental Care today!

Schedule your next cleaning at Catonsville Dental Care today!

It is officially the new year and we have one more resolution to add to your list. It is so important to take care of your gums, not only to prevent gum disease but to ensure the health of your mouth altogether. Even if you are cavity-free, you are not necessarily immune to gum disease. Gum disease can start to develop when plaque builds up under and along the gumline. This can cause infections that can further lead to tooth decay. Plaque can also lead to gingivitis, which can make your gums inflamed, tender, red, swollen, and prone to bleeding. These things are totally preventable, however, so with a few tips and tricks, you can make sure your gums are as healthy as ever. (more…)

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Friday, May 6th, 2016

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Taking proper care of your gums can affect the health of your whole body

Gum disease affects nearly 10 percent of Americans by the time they reach age 64. While this sounds like a relatively low number, it could be you if you fail to take proper care of your teeth now. If you don’t floss every day, for example, and brush at least twice a day, you are at risk. And it’s a bigger risk than you might realize. Poor care of your gums can affect many other facets of your overall health. (more…)