What You Didn’t Know About Gum Disease

Jul 01, 2018

For those of our neighbors in Coppell, TX, we want you to know that we work tirelessly to make sure you’re all safe, comfortable, and well-educated. One big problem that plagues many Americans is not knowing how serious gum disease is. Many have not been informed well enough on what gum disease can lead to and how it can truly affect your entire life and those around you. Continue reading to find out how you can change your future for the better.

Gum Disease Ruins Your Smile

There’s more than meets the eye to this infection that can truly rob your smile of its best years, and its health. It’s very likely that many of you have heard about gum disease, and have been warned by your doctor to be sure to brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once. However gum disease is a growing epidemic and can lead to long term problems such as heart disease and diabetes. The earliest form of gum disease is also known as gingivitis, and is most often only something a dental hygienist can spot given they have the training in the tools to do so. As the gum disease advances in stages, certain symptoms will be more and more noticeable such as:

  • Gum soreness
  • Chronic bad breath
  • Red or swollen gums
  • He said that shift or can become loose
  • Bleeding gums when brushing or flossing

But don’t be afraid, there’s something you can do about it!

What Can You Do About It?

Advancements in dental technology such as lasers have changed the way gum disease and treated for the better in many ways. You no longer have to worry about cutting or stitching your gums meaning that the procedure will be much less painless, more precise, and the healing time post surgery is extremely minimal.

We want you to get the care of your gums need when they need it. With that being said at Compassion Smiles in Coppell Texas we want to see you having your biggest and healthiest smile yet. Call our office or send us an email to schedule your very first appointment!

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