A common question I get asked is whether you must always go to your dentist if you think you have gum disease. It's not always necessary as I explain here, but one thing you should never do it bury your head in the sand!
Mild gum disease, otherwise know as gingivitis, can be treated without the need for professional help. Here are 5 steps for the treatment of gum disease.
To treat gum disease you don't always have to get medical help or use an aggressive therapy. Here are 5 natural ways to treat mild gum disease (gingivitis):
Prevention is better than cure in the case of gum disease, even so many adults in the UK do suffer. However, treating gum disease in the early stages is very straightforward as this post explains.
National Smile Month runs from 16th May to 16th June and is a scheme designed to raise awareness of oral health. Here we share the 3 key messages this scheme supports.
If you can identify gum disease earlier enough it can be relatively easy to treat at home. So the first step is to know what the symptoms are and take action straightaway!
Recent research reveals a link between breast cancer and gum disease. In this post Dr Hani Mostafa explains who is at risk and how to protect yourself from gum disease.
A person suffering periodontitis, will have bacteria on the teeth’s surface and also on the hidden part of their teeth, below the gum-line. This bacteria reacts with food particles and releases toxins that irritate the gums, and cause inflammation and bleeding around the teeth.
Most people would not associate the two, but there is a complicated yet established medical link between Gum Disease and Type II diabetes, This relationship is supported by both epidemiological and clinical studies. The onset of diabetes is characterized by an increased susceptibility to infection and poor wound healing.
The GumSaver is a soft-bristled dental hygiene tool that is designed to help cure gum disease at home. It will help you to minimise and eradicate bleeding gums, without expensive visits to your dentist.