Do you suffer from the annoyance of irritated gum lines upon brushing your teeth twice a day? If you are coping with swollen gums that often bleed upon brushing, this is more than just a minor irritation, but is in fact the first signs of a destructive oral disease that can cause untold amounts of damage over time. Without professional care, this illness can quickly spread to harm your gum lines, teeth, and even the bones of your jaw. Fortunately, you can find the care you need to stop these problems from ever happening to you through gingivitis care from your local Hartford family dentist
at the state of the art practice of the Contemporary General Dentistry.
06119 Family Dentist
Gum disease often sounds like a rare occurrence that could not possibly happen to many of us, but the unfortunate truth is that over 90% of the American population currently suffers from gum disease. This is due to the simple fact that gum disease is often caused by poor oral hygiene, which can occur simply from putting off visiting your professional Hartford family dentist
. Symptoms of gingivitis often include swollen, irritated, and bleeding gums, halitosis or a permanent bad taste in your mouth, and bad breath. Gingivitis is the first stage of gum diseases, and while not harmful in causing permanent damage, it can quickly progress into periodontitis to cause receding gum lines, which lead to loss of teeth and bone. Fortunately, caring for gingivitis and even preventing this disease entirely can be achieved simply through regular appointments with your local dentist. While at home oral hygiene is a necessary basis to a healthy smile, the only way to truly stop disease and decay from harming your teeth is through comprehensive cleanings and examinations. Only a professional hygienist has the ability to effectively remove calculus, a hardened deposit also known as tartar that begins to form just twenty minutes after snacks and meals that can otherwise work to further the spread of gum disease if not properly cared for. If your smile is beyond the means of a regular cleaning, a type of deep cleaning known as root planing and scaling can effectively remove tartar that has begun to form at the spaces between tooth roots and gum lines to stop gum disease in its tracks.
Adults should take care to book an appointment with their neighborhood Hartford family dentist
at least every six months. Our fully licensed and professionally trained staff at the advanced care practice of the Contemporary General Dentistry for over 18 years by providing our patients with care that is as gentle as it is attentive to your unique needs. With biannual appointments at the Contemporary General Dentistry you can insure a lifetime of beautiful smiles.
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836 Farmington Avenue, Suite 215
West Hartford, CT 06119
By Contemporary General Dentistry
May 27, 2014