periodontal disease & low weight birth

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Many of us heard about gum bleeding, and possibility of having gum disease, but few, know that there are symptoms for this disease, and knowing them early, can protect us against this disease which, if left untreated, can most likely lead to teeth loss. What Causes Gum Disease? Gum disease is mostly caused by poor [...]

What Is Dental Plaque?!

What is dental plaque?  All of us heard about dental plaque, from many sources? But what is plaque? Where does it come from? What does it do? Dental plaque is a sticky, colorless film that can attach to your teeth and cause many health problems. Dental plaque is what’s known as a biofilm. Biofilms are [...]

Is It Normal That I Have Bleeding Gum?

This is a common question, about bleeding gum, we get from a lot of patients, but unfortunately, it is a common occurrence. However, the answer to the question is …  no, bleeding gum is not normal. The truth about bleeding gums is they are a sign of infection and/or irritation and can lead to serious problems [...]

By |2019-02-21T14:49:27+00:00February 21st, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth|Comments Off on Is It Normal That I Have Bleeding Gum?

Is Mouthwash a necessity?

Commercials & marketings on TV and shelves at your local drug store are full of promotions that advertise the necessary benefits of mouthwash, yet your dentist has never told you that you "should" be using it. This often leaves people wondering whether mouthwash is a necessary component of their oral health routine. With all of [...]

By |2019-02-09T11:54:24+00:00February 9th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth, periodontal disease & pregnancy|Comments Off on Is Mouthwash a necessity?

Dental Care Before, During and After Pregnancy

The belief that pregnancy drains calcium from your teeth and that you lose a tooth for every baby is false. However, you may experience some changes in your oral health during pregnancy due to a surge in hormones, which can exaggerate the way gum tissue reacts to plaque. Dental care is crucial at this stage, [...]

By |2019-01-18T12:05:50+00:00January 18th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth, periodontal disease & pregnancy|Comments Off on Dental Care Before, During and After Pregnancy

The Link between gum disease & Low Birth Weight

The Link between Gum disease & Low Birth Weight Complications with oral health unquestionably have an impact on systemic health. Poor oral hygiene and gum disease (Periodontal disease) can increase the likelihood of health disease throughout the rest of the body. The length of time associated with healthy pregnancy, researchers have found, is often shortened [...]

By |2018-08-12T15:06:22+00:00June 25th, 2018|Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth, periodontal disease & pregnancy|Comments Off on The Link between gum disease & Low Birth Weight