While gum disease has no cure, we still have treatment options to manage the disease and protect your smile from serious complications, including the loss of one or more of your natural teeth. In today’s blog, your Brighton, MA, dentists will look at treatments for minor and severe cases of periodontal disease, from scaling and… Read more »
Category: Gum DIsease
Preventing Gum Disease with a Periodontal Cleaning
With the holidays just around the corner and family gatherings in sight, many individuals will be indulging in delicious seasonal treats. While you may be practicing excellent preventive care at home, keep in mind that a number of factors contribute to your smile’s health, including diet, beverage consumption, and more. The truth of the matter… Read more »
4 Steps To Prevent Gum Disease
With a board-certified periodontist as part of our team, we understand how to help prevent or manage gum disease. Routine care is crucial for avoiding long-term, negative impacts, such as tooth loss! In today’s blog, your Brighton, MA, dentists will look at four different ways to help prevent gum disease, or to properly manage it… Read more »
The Dangers Of Gum Disease
Periodontal disease is a serious issue, one that studies for the Centers for Disease Control show impacts half of all adults. Without treatment, this could lead to serious dangers of your overall oral health, and even associated disorders such as diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. In today’s blog, your Brighton, MA, dentists talk about the dangers… Read more »
3 Treatment Options For Gum Disease
When we see a Brighton, MA, residents for gum disease, we want to help protect their smiles from serious complications, many of which could lead to missing teeth. While there is no cure for gum disease, we have treatments to help control and successfully manage the disease. In today’s blog, let’s look at three options… Read more »
Routine Care Can Help Prevent Gum Disease
When gum disease forms, there is no cure. Instead, routine care is crucial for managing the disease to prevent tooth loss and complications for your overall health. But what can our Brighton, MA, residents do to avoid gum disease completely? In today’s blog, we’re going to cover the routine care needed to safeguard your gums… Read more »
The Impact Of Gum Disease On Overall Health
Did you know that the health of your smile could impact your overall health? In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the mouth-body connection, particularly how gum disease impacts our heart health. When should patients in Brighton, MA, see us for treatment? How do we prevent gum disease and protect our health in the… Read more »
How Does Our Office Treat Gum Disease?
Gum disease is not only widespread, impacting millions in the United States, but this preventable disease is also linked to tooth loss and serious discomfort. What steps will your Brighton, MA, dentists take to treat periodontal disease? What actions can you take with the help of your dentist to avoid the disease altogether?
Should My Bleeding Gums Concern Me?
When you experience aches or sensitivity in your teeth, you should see the dentist right away for treatment. But what about your gums, when should you be concerned about them? If you experience sore or bleeding gums, then we suggest seeing your Brighton, MA, dentist as soon as possible for periodontal treatment. We’re going to… Read more »
How Does Gum Disease Impact Diabetes?
Did you know that November is National Diabetes Awareness Month? With that in mind, we would like to talk about the ways gum disease impacts the oral health of patients with diabetes. How are these health issues linked? What should our Brighton, MA, patients know about this connection?