Category Archives : Gum Disease

How to Prevent Bleeding Gums

According to the CDC, 47.2% of Americans aged 30 and older have gum disease. This number skyrockets to 70.1% of adults over 65. Bleeding gums are a symptom of gum disease, but it can also be caused by other factors. If you have bleeding gums, it’s essential to see your dentist so they can determine […]

Deep Teeth Cleaning (Scaling & Root Planing): What to Expect?

Tartar, also known as calculus, is a hard deposit of plaque that forms on teeth. Plaque is a film of saliva, bacteria, and food debris. If plaque is not removed with regular brushing, it transforms into tartar and can only be removed by a professional at your hygiene cleaning. If not removed, tartar buildup can […]