Fluoride treatment during regular professional cleanings make sense for adults because they still get cavities. This is especially true at the root surfaces and under crowns, which become exposed as adult gums recede. Particularly susceptible to cavities are root surfaces because they lose mineral … [Read more...] about GETTING THE FULL TREATMENT
There are several ways to treat diminishing fums. First and foremost is to take care of your mouth. If you have gum disease, get it taken care of. get your teeth cleaned and do the maintenance with meticulous home care. Oral health is a long term commitment we share with each patient. At MCNEW … [Read more...] about How to treat diminishing gums
It is now widely understood that gum disease can contribute to a host of potentially life-threatening conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Research also indicates that women with periodontal disease are 3-5 times more likely to have a baby born prematurely compared with women … [Read more...] about COULD GUM DISEASE PROVE DEADLY?
There was once a time when pregnant women were cautioned against scheduling dental exams, but all that has changed. Now in recognition of the fact that hormonal changes associated with pregnancy can exert significant effects on dental and oral health pregnant women are being encouraged to visit the … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and Dental Care
We're not implying that if you kiss someone with a cavity or gum disease, You're going to turn around and "catch" it. It's just that some recent studies suggest harmful oral bacteria can be transferred by kissing or sharing food, utensils or toothbrushes and could increase the risk of decay and gum … [Read more...] about ORAL BACTERIA CAN BE CONTAGIOUS