Receding Gums: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Receding Gums: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

As we age, it’s common to notice that our gums start to recede, gradually exposing more of the teeth’s roots. In previous articles, we have discussed the importance of gum care and its impact on overall health. Receding gums can significantly affect both dental health and appearance, making it a periodontal concern that warrants attention….

Understanding Gum Surgery: When is it Needed?

Understanding Gum Surgery: When is it Needed?

Periodontal surgery, or gum surgery, encompasses a range of procedures aimed at treating various conditions affecting the gums and the supporting structures of the teeth. In previous articles, we’ve emphasised the importance of gum care and its impact on overall health, as well as discussed preventive measures like proper brushing, nutrition, and regular dental checkups….

Preventing Gum Disease: Tips and Strategies

Preventing Gum Disease: Tips and Strategies

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common yet preventable condition that can lead to serious health issues if left untreated. It’s a silent ailment that affects the tissues surrounding the teeth, potentially leading to tooth loss and impacting overall health. This article will delve into practical tips and strategies to prevent gum…

Periodontics: How Gum Health Affects Your Overall Well-being

Periodontics: How Gum Health Affects Your Overall Well-being

There is a Chinese saying “病从口入” which translates to “disease enters through the mouth”. The truth is that neglecting dental health can lead to other medical conditions. Good oral hygiene goes beyond just having pearly white teeth; overall health of the gums is equally important. While the focus is often on treating problems with the…