Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adult Americans. And yet many people are surprisingly under-informed about it. In this blog post from Allen Park Dental Care, we share some basic facts about gum disease. In its earliest and most treatable stage, gum disease is called gingivitis. The more advanced form is […]
Unfortunately, gingivitis (early gum disease) is very common. But it is treatable at Allen Park Dental, and even preventable. Here’s some simple ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy. 1. Brush for two to three minutes, at least twice a day, with fluoridated toothpaste. Be sure to brush along the gumline. Brush away the […]
Here is a statistic that should make everyone sit up and take notice: nearly half of all Americans over the age of thirty have some form of gum disease. That works out to about sixty-five million people. Gum disease treatment is available at Allen Park Dental Care. Those statistics come from the Centers for Disease […]
Periodontal disease, also called gum disease, is inflammation or infection of the gums. For the most part, periodontal disease is preventable. This condition is so widespread in the US that it has been called a ‘health crisis’ by the American Dental Association. Fortunately, periodontal disease can be treated at Allen Park Dental Care. Here are […]
One of every ten American adults is likely to get some form of gum disease by the time they’re sixty-four years old. It’s a serious condition, and at Allen Park Dental Care, we provide treatment for gum disease. First things first. Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss, and is associated with health […]
The older you are, the greater the risk of developing gum disease. But even among young and middle-age adults, gum disease is a primary cause of tooth loss. The dentists at Allen Park Dental Care remind you that an ounce of prevention of worth a pound of cure. Gum disease is 100% preventable. That’s important to […]
What comes to mind when you hear the term “healthy living?” A dinner plate with a grilled chicken breast and steamed broccoli? Regular exercise, and a clean bill of health? If you pictured a healthy smile with no signs of cavities or gum disease, we salute you. At Allen Park Dental Care, we encourage everyone […]
When it comes to dental health, adolescence is a pivotal time. The last of their permanent teeth come in providing them with their adult smile. Good habits can be forged and reinforced. With the help of Allen Park Dental Care, teeth can be aligned with orthodontics, providing increased confidence when it is often sorely needed. […]
Regular cleanings from the dental hygienist at Allen Park Dental Care have many benefits, not the least of which is keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Our cleanings and general dentistry are the best ways to ensure a healthy, happy mouth for a lifetime. The experts say you should have your teeth cleaned and examined […]
Gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages.
Regular check-ups with your Allen Park dentist are important, but there are warning signs for gum disease that everyone should be looking for.