Category: Gum Disease

The Things You’re Not Realizing Promote Gingivitis

If you were to reflect on what causes individuals to develop gingivitis, you may come up with the general topics that can certainly come into play. For instance, you may mention that avoiding its development requires brushing, flossing, and preventive visits with our Southlake, TX team. You would, of course, be spot on! However, did… Read more »

Why Do My Gums Feel Uncomfortable?

You may feel like you know what could be going on (and what to do) if your teeth don’t feel very good. However, when you realize that it’s not your teeth but your gum tissue that feels uncomfortable, this may feel like completely new territory to you! Is something wrong with your gum health, you… Read more »

Gum Health: Super Easy Steps For Protection

Guess what? Even though taking care of your gum health might seem like a really big deal and something you have no idea how to approach in the grand scheme of things … it’s all actually very simple. It’s so easy, in fact, that our Southlake, TX team can summarize the majority of the preventive… Read more »

Get Your Gingivitis Under Control Immediately

If you have an active case of gingivitis, the thing you need more than anything else right now in order to protect your oral health is to get it under control. This is going to require a multi-faceted approach that, though it’s not very challenging, you simply have to follow through on! Remember, when you… Read more »

What To Do When You Notice Bleeding Gums!

There’s something that you’ve heard about before and that can be a symptom of underlying gum disease (or not!). It’s bleeding gums. When you notice at any given moment, whether during eating or brushing your teeth, that your gum tissue is bleeding, you may wonder what the appropriate response is! Are you always supposed to… Read more »

What’s Making Your Gum Tissue Inflamed?

When you deal with inflamed gums, it’s obvious that something isn’t going exactly according to plan with your oral health. However, you’re savvy enough to notice the fact that there are different types of swelling. Perhaps you’ve had consistent swelling in the past but now, you only experience it part time. How to figure out… Read more »

Pregnancy Gingivitis: What’s The Deal?

Along with all of the other changes you experience while you’re pregnant, some you may never have even heard of before, there’s something that can affect your oral health: You may hear it referred to as pregnancy gingivitis. It doesn’t mean that you’re taking horrible care of your smile. To the contrary, you may be… Read more »

Gum Disease Quiz: Figuring Out Treatment

When you’re trying to figure out what to do about your gum disease, whether this is actually affecting you, and if it is, what you should do about it, you may feel like you’re going in circles. You’ve got a lot of questions and concerns but perhaps, no solid answers. We ask that you give… Read more »

Swelling: Normal Or Abnormal?

Sometimes, you’ll experience swelling to your gum tissue and it will be temporary and nothing to worry about. We might refer to this as “normal” because it’s not indicative of or going to lead to oral health problems or damage. Then, there’s inflammation that is abnormal, which means that it is a sign that something… Read more »

A Little Fun With Letters G U M

Give us a G! Give us a U! Give us an M! What’s that spell? If you guessed “gum” then you got it right! Why are we cheering for your gum tissue today, you wonder? Well, it’s the stuff that provides a supportive framework to your teeth, which you require for optimal oral health and… Read more »