The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. It’s a progressive condition, and is easily treatable in its earliest stages. From Staten Island Dental Care, here are the four main stages of gum disease. Gingivitis The main symptoms of gingivitis include red or swollen gums that cause discomfort while brushing and flossing.…

Preventing Gum Disease

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Here is a statistic that should make everyone sit up and take notice: nearly half of all Americans over the age of thirty have some form of gum disease. That works out to about sixty-five million people. Gum disease treatment is available at Staten Island Dental Care. Gum disease is usually the result of poor…

How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

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Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. At Staten Island Dental Care we maintain a special periodontal program to focus on gum health. Swelling of the gums occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the…

Fight Gum Disease!

Here is a statistic that should make everyone sit up and take notice: nearly half of all Americans over the age of thirty have some form of gum disease. That works out to about sixty-five million people. Gum disease treatment is available at Staten Island Dental Care. Those statistics come from the Centers for Disease…