Preventing Gum Disease At Expressions Dental Care

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Preventing Gum Disease at Expressions Dental Care

Run your tongue along the gumline behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar or dental calculus. Even if you brush and floss regularly, plaque and tartar can gradually accumulate. If not removed, these bacteria-breeding substances cause the gums to become irritated and swollen. Eventually, the gums become detached…

Think Before You Pierce

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Piercings may look cool but they can have lasting effects on the health of your teeth. Today’s post takes a look at some of the risks that come with a facial piercing. Please consider the following before you pierce your tongue, lips or cheeks: Infection Your mouth is full of bacteria. Any opening in the…