Gum Disease Prevention
Periodontal disease which is also known as gum disease can be very detrimental to your oral health and if left untreated can have a really negative impact on your overall health as well. In order to help with the prevention of gum disease it would be very beneficial if you reviewed the rest of this article to give you a brief overview of steps you can take to help yourself lower your chances of developing gum disease.
Importance of Brushing and Flossing Your Teeth
It is very important to care for your gums by regularly brushing and flossing your teeth. Doing so will help to remove plaque and keep it from building up. It will also help disease-causing bacteria from growing. Also, you should be brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing after each meal as well. Poor oral hygiene is a leading cause of gum recession.
What To Do If You Start To Experience Gum Recession?
If you are taking the appropriate steps to ensure that you are not developing gum disease or lowering your chance of developing it and you begin to notice gum recession you may be in the early stages of developing gum disease. In this case it would be beneficial if you reached out to our office to schedule a gum disease examination with our doctor so that gum recession treatment can be administered if needed.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you are in need of gum disease prevention then it would be very beneficial if you reached out to our office. Doing so will allow our doctor to examine your mouth and if determined you do have gum disease provide you with the necessary treatment.