Category: Gum Disease

Dental Cleanings Protect Gums And Teeth

The care put into maintaining your oral health protects you against cavities, and it can also help you avoid problems with your gums. Fighting problems with gingivitis can be more important than you realize. When this condition is not prevented, and it is not treated in time, you can experience issues with gum disease that are serious… Read more »

Can My Dentist Update Me On My Gum Health?

How can you tell if your gums are healthy? Knowing what state these tissues are in is more important than you might anticipate. If you let problems form and go untreated, an infection can turn into a serious concern, one that makes you vulnerable to potentially serious issues with your smile and overall well-being. There… Read more »

General Dentistry And Gum Health

At general dental checkups, you receive feedback regarding the condition of your smile. You can expect to learn whether or not you have cavity issues, but you should know that these appointments provide more than just updates about decay. At Sunny Smiles, we perform thorough reviews for our patients when they come in for general… Read more »

General Dentistry And Gum Disease

The regular appointments you schedule with your dentist offer an important line of defense against dental decay. What they also do is help you avoid potential problems with your periodontal health. Gum disease can pose a bigger threat than you realize. In time, an infection can become so serious that you run the risk of… Read more »

Dental Checkups And Gingivitis Prevention

When you brush and floss your teeth, you can effectively protect yourself against several issues. You will remove bacteria as well as any food particles left from the day’s meals and snacks, lowering your risk for plaque and tartar buildup. This helps you avoid cavities, but it also helps you to stay protected against gingivitis…. Read more »

Why We Discuss Periodontal Health At Dental Checkups

Your dental checkups are important for many reasons, not just because they provide help with possible cavity problems. During a review of your oral health, your dentist will look out for any signs of trouble. One particular concern is gum disease. If symptoms of gingivitis are present during your appointment, we can arrange a periodontal… Read more »

Why We Discuss Periodontal Care During Dental Checkups

As important as it is to keep your teeth in good condition, their health is not your dentist’s only concern during a routine dental checkup. These visits also focus on your periodontal health. By doing so, we are able to watch for any worrying signs of infection that should be addressed. If you show signs… Read more »

We Offer Care To Address The Health, And Look, Of Your Gums

The health and look of your gum tissues can be significant to your overall oral health, and your appearance. When it comes to your oral health, proper care at home, combined with regular dental exams, can offer you key support against problems like gingivitis. With that said, you should take the matter seriously if you… Read more »

A Brief Look at Perio Cleaning (Scaling and Root Planing)

Preventive dental care is meant to help you avoid common oral health issues like gum disease, or to help you prevent the more serious consequences that they could cause. For example, in most general cases, sticking to a schedule of regular checkups and cleanings can help you prevent the formation of cavities or gum disease… Read more »

3 Signs that You Can’t Ignore Gum Disease Any Longer

Many common dental health issues, especially gum disease, become serious problems because patients fail to prevent them or address them in their earliest stages. For instance, gum disease is one of the most highly preventable conditions, yet it’s also the second-most common to occur, and it’s the main reason behind adult tooth loss. For many… Read more »