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Oral Health Take it Seriously

Oral Health Take it Seriously

Oral Health Take it Seriously

Your oral health is connected to overall health. If your teeth and gums are in poor shape the rest of you probably is as well.

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Taking Oral Heath Seriously

Oral health is something that everyone should take more seriously. According to Dr. Victoria and Dr. Daniel Yeager, the connection between overall and oral health is in plain sight and a real factor when it comes to periodontal disease.

Gum Disease and Overall Health

If you have ever dealt with gum disease, and let’s face it, most people have at one point or another you will recall the red, puffy and bleeding gums.

If you suffer from periodontitis, the incurable form of gum disease, you will also recall those pockets between your teeth and gums.

Dr. Victoria Yeager explains that the pockets are filled with bacteria, plaque and tartar. Pus is also a nasty side effect of pockets between teeth and gums.

Inspired Smiles can’t stress the importance of treating gum disease as quickly as possible. Treating gingivitis when it is first diagnosed gives you an excellent chance of healthy gums for the rest of your life.

Just be sure you continue to practice good oral hygiene including twice yearly or more professional cleanings with a dental hygienist in Richmond.

Regular deep cleanings including root scaling and planing keep bacteria from building up on your teeth and gums.

The Dangers of Periodontal Disease

Your overall health is at risk if you don’t treat gum disease. Waiting until things get worse because of dental fear or finances is one sure way of letting gingivitis get out of hand.

If you follow this dental blog you will recall that gingivitis is curable and controllable if you brush, floss eat a healthy diet and schedule regular checkups and cleanings.

With that being said letting gingivitis progress to periodontal disease is like letting stage 2 cancer go untreated.

Periodontal disease is not curable. If you are diagnosed with it Inspired Smiles will help you control it but can’t cure it.

Because gum tissue doesn’t grow back you will always be susceptible to red, swollen and bleeding gums.

See Your Dentist for Good Oral Health

If you haven’t seen your dentist in some time call or schedule an appointment online. Your oral health is the doorway to overall health. Make sure it is a healthy doorway to get through.

Call or send a text and schedule your appointment with Inspired Smiles today.