Did you know that periodontal disease affects more than half of America adults over the age of 30? The bad news is that this disease can result in tooth loss; the good news is that there are measures you can take to protect your oral health.
For most patients, gum disease creates an immediate impact on their gums and oral health. The early stages of gum disease can cause discomfort with eating or speaking. Eventually, if left unchecked by your dentist and hygienist, the gums may begin toClick here to read more.
Having sensitive teeth can mean anything from getting
a mild twinge to having severe discomfort that can continue for several
hours. It can also be an early warning
sign of a more serious problem.
You are more likely to notice sensitivity when drinking or eating something hot or cold, when cold air catches your teeth, and sometimes when you eat something sweet. Of course, there are many other things that can cause you to have sensitivity; brushing too hard causing enamel to be worn away, aClick here to read more.
The Centers for Disease control state that approximately half of the adults in the United States have some form of gum disease - from reversible gingivitis to devastating periodontitis. Jonesboro periodontists, Drs. Michael C. Parkey and Craig T. Davis outline the risk factors for this worrisome oral health problem.Click here to read more.