Posts Categorized: Gum Disease

5 Reasons Your Gums Bleed

If you have ever wondered why your gums might bleed when you floss or brush your teeth, you are not alone. It happens to many people at different times in their lives, but that doesn’t necessarily make it normal. In today’s blog, your Conroe, TX, dentist will explain five main reasons that could be causing… Read more »

Gum Disease And Stroke Risk

Almost half of all Americans will experience advanced gum disease, called periodontitis, during adulthood, and most people will experience some form of it during their lifetime. While this may make periodontal disease sound normal, dental health issues should never be normalized, and can lead to other issues that can affect your whole body. In today’s… Read more »

Could You Have Early Gum Disease?

They say the early bird gets the worm (which doesn’t sound like a great prize!) but we know the early discovery and diagnosis of gum disease is a tremendous benefit to oral health. One of the benefits of regular check ups and cleanings in Conroe, TX is having expert eyes on your teeth and gums… Read more »

Gum Disease And What You’re Missing

When you hear about gum disease, you have some idea that it’s one of the bad things you’re doing your best to avoid as you strive to protect your oral health. However, it’s very possible that if you don’t know much more about it, you’re missing out on some key information that can mean the… Read more »

Bleeding Gums: Things You Really Need To Consider

No matter the time of day, the reason, or how you feel about your smile, it’s always alarming to see bleeding gums. What’s more alarming is when you allow yourself to start making tons of assumptions about what’s going on. We think there are some things you really need to consider about this symptom so… Read more »

Gingivitis: A Friendly Quiz

Would you say that you know quite a lot about gingivitis and gum disease in general? Or, would you say you know a little bit but that you haven’t exactly mastered this subject just yet? If the latter better describes your current level of knowledge, then it might be time to brush up on essential… Read more »

Gum Health: Recession And Inflammation

If you have spent any time speaking with us about gum health – or researching on your own – you know that your gum tissue has the ability to become inflamed or to recede and pull away from your teeth. You may also recognize that the two may be connected – or may occur independently… Read more »

Periodontal Disease: Why Me?

We often find that patients ask us not solely why they have developed periodontal disease – but why they have but their spouse has not. Let’s examine this idea. First, if you and your spouse have drastically different oral health habits – perhaps he flosses but you don’t – this might account for the distinction…. Read more »

Let Your Tongue Do The Talking

You often hear about keeping a close watch on your teeth and your gums when it comes to seeking out potential oral health problems. However, sometimes it’s wise to let your tongue do the talking. This portion of your oral system is susceptible to changes, too, which can often lead you in the right direction… Read more »

Could a Dental Checkup Prevent a Heart Attack?

When you go to the dentist for a routine exam and cleaning, you are thinking about your healthy smile. In all likelihood, you are not going to the dentist for your cardiovascular wellness. However, scientists suggest that there is a vital link between gum disease and periodontal disease. Research is still underway, and health experts… Read more »