Posts Tagged ‘ Periodontal Health ’
Avoid These 5 Foods & Drinks to Protect Your Gums
When it comes to diet and dental health, most people think of sugar first; even kids know that “sugar rots your teeth.” But, when it comes to periodontal disease and gum health, there’s a lesser known villain – inflammation. The bacteria in plaque triggers an inflammatory response that leads to gum disease. With early stage […]
Why Do My Gums Hurt When I Brush My Teeth?
From lifestyle to bristle type, there are a number of reasons why your gums might feel sore or swollen while brushing your teeth. Common causes include: Brushing Incorrectly As dental professionals, we encourage brushing twice a day, but to reap the benefits of good oral hygiene it needs to be done correctly. This means using […]