Hearing that you have gingivitis (gum disease) can be upsetting. Here at The Carrollton Dentist in Carrollton, Texas, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help.
Symptoms of Gum Disease
Swollen, tender gums
Bad breath that won’t go away
Loose adult teeth
Whether you are just being diagnosed, working to undo problems of the past, or trying to avert gum disease for the future, Dr. Amy Horton has s.
Steps for Healing or Preventing Gum Disease
Brush at least two times a day—morning and night
Brush with fluoride toothpaste
Floss at least once a day
Visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings
Use a fluoride rinse before brushing
Skip between-meal snacking
Refrain from tobacco products
Solutions for Correcting Serious Gum Disease
Dr. Horton knows gum disease can sneak up on you. Regular check-ups and regular oral hygiene are vital for preventing the pain and health issues associated with periodontal disease. Gum disease can be successfully treated, but avoiding it is clearly best.
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