gum disease

The Connection Between Asthma And Oral Health


People with asthma are more likely to experience gum disease Roughly 235 million people around the globe experience asthma — an inflammatory disease that narrows and inflames the airways, therefore resulting in symptoms like difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing, and tightening of the chest. This condition can also cause dry mouth, […]

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Malocclusion of Teeth: Cosmetic or Functional?


Malocclusion of teeth is a developmental disorder in which the teeth are not aligned properly. This condition causes upper and lower tooth misaligned; thus, they do not close properly. People with malocclusion of teeth will find it difficult to bite and close their mouths. It is one of the most […]

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Will Gum Disease Heal On Its Own?

Gum Disease

If you have been noticing your gums bleeding while brushing your teeth, this could be a sign of gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. However, don’t think you’re alone. Over 47% of American adults aged 30 and older have some sort of gum disease. And the condition tends to […]

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Common Dental Issues In Children

Dental Issues

Understanding common paediatric dental issues and why they occur will assist your child in preventing them We all want our children to have beautiful and healthy smiles (the Tooth Mouse included), but sometimes cavities, chipped teeth, and other dental issues can cause dental problems that require a trip to the […]

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Keeping Your Dentist Up To Date


Your dentist needs to know about your past or current illnesses and medication use. Some general health conditions and medications can affect your oral health, and your oral health can affect some general health conditions. Health History Dentists may ask you about your overall health, including conditions like these1: ▪heart […]

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Keeping An Eye On Your Gums


Gum disease can sneak up on you if you don’t know what to look for. It starts out in a mild form called gingivitis, which rarely causes pain, so you’ll probably see the signs before you feel anything unusual about your gums. You might notice: ▪red, swollen gums or ▪bleeding […]

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Dental X-Rays

Dental X-rays

Dental X-rays can detect problems that would be missed by just looking in your mouth ▪an infection in your tooth or tooth root; ▪cavities between teeth or under fillings; ▪trouble with teeth and jaw development in children and teens who are getting their permanent teeth; ▪bone loss from severe gum […]

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