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Symptoms and Treatments for Every Stage of Gum Disease

2020-11-15T08:09:46-07:00

Gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) affects millions of Americans every year. Almost every experience is different, yet the same stages and symptoms apply. It is so important that the patient receives immediate treatment for gum disease because it can cause severe damage to their oral and overall health. Thankfully, dentists offer effective treatments for every stage. To learn more about the symptoms and treatments for gum disease, continue reading this blog. Gingivitis The first and most well-known stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. There are so many reasons a person develops gum disease, including poor oral hygiene, hormonal [...]

Symptoms and Treatments for Every Stage of Gum Disease2020-11-15T08:09:46-07:00

What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?

2020-08-20T09:56:25-06:00

If you have noticed that your gums look and feel differently, bleed easily, or are painful, you might have gum disease. This harmful condition can lead to other oral health issues, such as mobility and tooth loss. Our Denver team explores signs and symptoms of gum disease so you can seek treatment when you need it. What is Gum Disease? Gum disease – also known as periodontal disease – leads to inflammation of the gums that are caused by several factors, including bacterial infections. If left untreated, infection can spread to other teeth, causing mobility or tooth loss. Bacteria present in [...]

What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?2020-08-20T09:56:25-06:00

Recovery Tips Following Gum Graft Surgery

2019-10-27T12:42:34-06:00

If the roots of your teeth are exposed due to advanced periodontal disease, professional deep cleaning can help tissue reattach to the teeth. However, once gum tissue is lost, it will not regrow. When it gum recession is severe enough to expose the roots of your teeth, a gum graft may be needed. When facing periodontal disease and potential gum surgery, you want an experienced periodontist who specializes in treating gums. Dr. Mike Norouzinia at Metropolitan Dental Care is a board-certified periodontist and member of the American Academy of Periodontology. With his advanced training, education, and experience, he is the doctor [...]

Recovery Tips Following Gum Graft Surgery2019-10-27T12:42:34-06:00

Banish Bad Breath with a Deep Dental Cleaning

2019-05-09T20:44:37-06:00

Bad breath after eating garlicky food? That’s normal. Bad breath that persists even after brushing and flossing? That could be a sign that something is off with your oral health. Bad breath is one of the first symptoms that alert both you and your Denver dentist that you could be dealing with periodontal disease. Though periodontal disease begins as a seemingly mild case of gingivitis, if not properly treated, the bacterial infection caused by harmful oral bacteria growth can inflict serious damage to teeth and gums. To learn how our dentists treat persistent bad breath through a deep dental cleaning procedure [...]

Banish Bad Breath with a Deep Dental Cleaning2019-05-09T20:44:37-06:00

Don’t Ignore These Gum Disease Warning Signs

2019-04-08T19:27:38-06:00

Did you know that nearly half of all Americans are living with a single type of disease? You may not hear about it on the news, but gum disease is a serious and extremely common disease that can affect the soft tissues of your mouth. Also known as “periodontal disease,” gum disease can affect our Denver patients’ overall health, and has been linked to heart disease and other systemic conditions in recent years. Staying on top of your oral health means remaining vigilant for early signs of gum disease. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms below, and are looking [...]

Don’t Ignore These Gum Disease Warning Signs2019-04-08T19:27:38-06:00