Gum Disease

Feb 28, 2019

Signs of Gum Disease

2019-02-28T21:11:18+00:00February 28th, 2019|Gum Disease, Healthy Teeth, Oral Hygiene|

Gum disease can be lurking silently It can progress quickly There are several symptoms to look for Gum disease doesn’t happen overnight. It comes from plaque that has built up over time and then can rapidly go from gingivitis to periodontitis, which can lead to tooth loss and a host of other health problems. Diligent [...]

Feb 19, 2019

Healthy Teeth: Understanding the Strength and Vulnerability

2019-02-19T10:02:34+00:00February 19th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry, Esthetix Dental Spa, Gum Disease, Healthy Teeth|

Healthy teeth can withstand a significant amount of force. That's because the enamel covering the inner structure of your teeth is substantially stronger than bone. While bone has the ability to repair and heal, your teeth do not. Your teeth can withstand up to 30,000 pounds of comprehensive force, but they are vulnerable to bacteria, [...]

Dec 30, 2015

The Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease

2019-02-08T02:41:56+00:00December 30th, 2015|Gum Disease|

Are Gum and Heart diseases linked? Gum (periodontal) disease is an inflammation of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth. Caused when bacteria settle and thrive in pockets in the mouth, it can result in redness, severe discomfort, infection, and ultimately tooth loss as the gums recede. Heart or cardiovascular disease, meanwhile, is a blanket [...]