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Gum Disease

Are You a Candidate for Tooth or Gum Recontouring?

Before determining who would make a good candidate for gum or tooth recontouring, let’s first take a look at how these two procedures differ. Tooth recontouring is performed to produce a more symmetrical smile—one in which your teeth are of complementary size and shape to those around them. If your teeth need to be [...]

Can Gum Disease Lead to Heart Disease?

Gum disease or periodontitis is a serious gum infection that attacks your gums and eventually your bone—teeth, and jawbone. Gum disease is broken up into four stages; gingivitis, slight periodontal disease, moderate periodontal disease, and advanced periodontal disease. You may notice gingivitis due to inflamed, {{{{link id='2094' text='red gums that bleed when [...]

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