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!
Healthy teeth and gums are not just about avoiding the 'bad' foods like sweets and fizzy drinks, it's also about having a healthy diet that provides the nutrients your teeth and gums require.
Pregnant women are susceptible to pregnancy gingivitis (gum disease) as hormone changes affect how the body copes with bacteria in the mouth. Advice here...
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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.
If you suffer with periodontal gum disease or Gingivitis, we have devised some simple yet effective ways to help yourself at home.
Everyone wants healthy gums and teeth, and with the advances in dental care over the last 20 years, people are able to keep their teeth in great condition well into old age.