Archive for the ‘Gum Disease’ Category

3 Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most common dental concerns, with more than 3 million cases in just the United States alone. This is because its early stage symptoms often go ignored. If left untreated, gum disease can lead to…

How to Recognize Gum Disease

Periodontal disease affects one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over making it one of the most common dental ailments. In fact, periodontal disease is the leading cause of lost teeth in adults in the United States.…

Ways To Improve Your Gum Health

At Spink Dentistry, we believe that healthy gums are the foundation of a healthy smile. Gum disease remains one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by plaque buildup that develops on the teeth and gums. Once…

Preventing Gum Disease

Some may consider the gums the glue that keeps the teeth together, literally and figuratively. Healthy gums are an essential part of maintaining optimal oral health. It is not enough to brush your teeth twice a day. Flossing your teeth…