Category: Curing gum disease

What Holds a Smile Together

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Right now, it doesn’t seem like Americans can agree on anything. But, there is one thing that 99.7% of us won’t contest: a smile is an important social asset. Our teeth our unique, like our fingerprints, even differing between identical twins. We’re careful to care for them, making sure we brush and floss them regularly, and even spending a total of $1.4 billion a year on tooth whitening products and procedures. When it comes to caring for our smiles, teeth tend to get all the attention. What most of us forget about is our gums.

What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues and bones surrounding and supporting the teeth. There are two types of gum disease, gingivitis, a mild disease only affecting the gums, and periodontitis, a more severe gum disease that spreads bel

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