Why are My Gums Receding?

Why are My Gums Receding?

Receding gums can cause all sorts of problems: cosmetic problems, sensitive teeth, root cavities, etc… Many people mistakenly assume that receding gums is a natural part of the aging process.  It is not!  Most gum recession is preventable if you can identify its underlying cause and eliminate it.  If you have receding gums, read this article to learn about the various causes and the treatments that are available. Continue reading Why are My Gums Receding?

What is Gum Disease?

What is Gum Disease?

Because October is National Dental Hygiene Month, we are covering topics related to dental hygiene in our blog. Dental hygiene encompasses two separate realms: one in which you clean your teeth effectively at home, and the other in which you consistently see dental professionals for professional teeth cleanings and maintenance. If a person is lacking in either of these two categories, he or she is at risk for gum disease. Continue reading What is Gum Disease?