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Gum Disease Could Kickstart Alzheimer’s Disease

Gum disease is the most important cause of receding gums, but that’s not all it’s been linked to. In addition to receding gums, gum disease has been linked to heart disease, , and Alzheimer’s disease. And now the link with Alzheimer’s disease is much stronger thanks to new research.

In the past, links between […]

7 Ways to Protect Your Gums from Receding

can be a threat to the appearance, comfort, and health of your smile. There are some that you can’t do anything about, such as the structure and resilience of your gum tissue. But there are some things you can do to stop gum recession ideally before it starts.

Quit Tobacco
One of the biggest […]

By |September 12th, 2018|Gum disease, Prevention, Receding Gums|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Protect Your Gums from Receding|

Gum Graft Recovery: What to Expect

Gum rejuvenation with a gum graft is a great way to restore the youthful appearance of your gums. It can also help combat tooth sensitivity–your teeth will look and feel better!

But what about the process of recovery after your surgery? How is that likely to be? The good news is that most people discover […]

By |August 16th, 2018|Recovery and Follow-up|Comments Off on Gum Graft Recovery: What to Expect|
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    New Evidence Shows Tongue Piercings Worse for Teeth and Gums

New Evidence Shows Tongue Piercings Worse for Teeth and Gums

Oral piercings may once have been the height of cool, but they also come with risks. This includes the . But are all oral piercings equally bad? Not according to new research, which shows that tongue piercings are much worse than other piercings for your teeth and gums.

Some dentists have recommended removing these […]

By |July 19th, 2018|Gum disease, Prevention, Receding Gums|Comments Off on New Evidence Shows Tongue Piercings Worse for Teeth and Gums|

Should Your Smile Be Showing More Gums?

In an attractive smile, there is a . But what exactly is the best balance? Should you be showing more gums when you smile? That depends. There are many factors that influence how much of your gums should show when you smile. Here are a few factors to look at.

Your Smile Style
Not everyone […]

By |May 17th, 2018|Receding Gums, Smile Makeover|Comments Off on Should Your Smile Be Showing More Gums?|