Gum disease

Preventing Gum Disease At Create A Smile, PC – Dr. Ken Moore

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

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Danger Zone! 5 Signs Of Gum Disease

Here is important news for anyone who cares about their dental health: gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss among adults. There is also evidence that it is associated with heart disease. At Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, gum disease is easy to treat if it is caught in the early stages.

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How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adult Americans, yet many people are surprisingly under-informed about it. In this blog post from Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, we share some basic facts about gum disease. In its earliest and most treatable stage, gum disease is called gingivitis. The more advanced form

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Periodontal Disease Is Linked To Systemic Diseases

Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss among adults. Nearly half of Americans over the age of thirty have gum disease in some form. Fortunately, it’s a treatable condition at Create A Smile in Bloomington IN. What do your gums do? Gum tissue has an important job. It protects the roots of your

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The Create A Smile Guide To Preventing 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 Create A Smile in Bloomington IN. Gum disease is usually the result

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How Tooth Brushing Prevents Gum Disease

Everyone should brush their teeth at least twice a day. In this post from Create A Smile in Bloomington, we’ll talk about why this is so important. Brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing with fluoride toothpaste and carefully flossing removes food debris from teeth and cleans

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PLAQUE AND TARTAR are two words that you probably hear a lot when you come in for a dental cleaning. You might already know that they cause tooth decay and gum disease, but do you know what they are? Let’s take a closer look at these two substances that are a constant threat to our

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5 Critical Things To Know About Periodontal Disease in Bloomginton

Periodontal disease in Bloomington, commonly called gum disease, is inflammation or infection of the gums. For the most part, periodontal disease is preventable. This condition is so pervasive in the US that it has been called a ‘health crisis’ by the ADA. Fortunately, periodontal disease in Bloomington can be treated. Facts About Periodontal Disease in

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General Dentistry in Ellettsville: Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

Visiting Create A Smile, PC – Dr. Ken Moore in Bloomington for dental checkups and cleanings every six months can seem inconvenient and unnecessary at times, but you may benefit in critical ways you would never have guessed of. Improving Hearth Health with General Dentistry in Ellettsville A recent study showed that men and women

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Don’t Skip Checkups! General Dentistry in Bloomington IN

Life gets busy, and sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in the day.  At Create A Smile in Bloomington IN, we get that. But we encourage you to think twice before you skip a checkup, simply because there’s so much stuff on your plate. Early detection is always best, and the general dentistry we practice

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