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Gum Disease: FAQs Answered by a Dentist

Gum Disease: FAQs Answered by a Dentist

One of the most common dental infections is periodontal disease, a gum disease. It causes the damage of gums, bone, and other tissues that underpin your teeth. Patients with untreated gum disease risk losing their teeth. What is gum disease? Gum disease is an infection of gums and tissues around teeth. It is caused by plaque, namely, a sticky layer…

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How Should You Prevent Gum Diseases?

How Should You Prevent Gum Diseases?

Why it’s important to keep your gums healthy? Something that a lot of people don’t realize is that the health of your gums is just as important as the health of your teeth. The health of your gums and the strength of your jawbone can have a huge impact on the health of your teeth. What are the different types…

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How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontists (gum disease)?

Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.  Unlike tooth decay, which often causes discomfort, it is possible to have periodontal disease without noticeable symptoms.  Having regular dental check-ups and periodontal examinations are very important and will help detect…

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How can I tell if I have gingivitis or periodontitis (gum disease)?

Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.  Unlike tooth decay, which often causes discomfort, it is possible to have periodontal disease without noticeable symptoms.  Having regular dental check-ups and periodontal examinations are very important and will help detect…

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How to Ward off Gum Disease

How to Ward off Gum Disease

Gum disease is an extremely common oral health condition: most adults experience preliminary symptoms of this disease at one point in time, although good oral hygiene habits will keep the worst of the effects at bay. Gum Disease: Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease The origin of gum disease is plaque, the sticky substance deposited on teeth and gums as a result…

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What is Periodontal (Gum) Disease?

Periodontal disease Periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease, is a widespread dental condition impacting millions of people globally. It initiates mild gum inflammation (gingivitis) but can escalate into a severe state, leading to permanent harm to the supportive soft tissues and bone of the teeth. Fortunately, South Bay Dentistry presents inclusive solutions to combat periodontal disease, ensuring the…

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Swollen Gums – Possible Causes & Treatment

There are a few important parts of your mouth. Of course, the teeth. They come in all different shapes and sizes, and you brush them every day to keep them clean. But there’s something equally important: your gums. Gums are the blood-filled tissues that cover your jawbone. They are usually pink in color, firm when touched, and covered in blood…

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Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease

Ask the Team at South Bay Dentistry about Periodontal Treatment for Gum Disease At South Bay Dentistry, we take pride in offering comprehensive periodontal services to ensure your oral health is in top shape. Our experienced team of dental professionals specializes in treating gum diseases, performing scaling and root planing, and addressing any periodontal concerns you may have. With advanced…

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