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How to Maintain the Health of Your Gums

Friday, January 25th, 2019
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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…)