Category: Periodontist

Are You Ignoring Your Gum Health?

Underestimating the importance of healthy gums could lead to serious problems Most of us probably consider that we look after our teeth at least fairly well. Years of being told to brush our teeth, by our parents, has probably drilled

Gum Health – An Ongoing Priority

Take this time to renew your focus on good gum health Because dental practices across the UK are closed for all but urgent emergency advice, a lot of focus is being placed on keeping teeth healthy with the intention of

Root Planing – What Is It?

When gum disease is left untreated, you may need this treatment to save your teeth. As we have mentioned previously, some people appear to think that tooth decay is the only reason why you might lose a tooth. Whilst this

How Serious Is Gum Disease?

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Does the UK treat gingivitis and periodontitis too lightly? It is possible that younger people, with the aid of easily accessible information via the internet, are now more aware of gum disease than our older patients. For many in their

Gum Disease And Health Risks

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If you ignore gum disease, it might be more than your teeth that are at risk! In the last year or so, there have been an increasing number of reports linking gum disease to various medical problems, including heart disease

The Periodontist’s Role At Our Bedford Practice

gum disease diagnosis

Examining and treating gum disease for a healthier mouth. We have briefly covered the dangers of gum disease in previous blog posts and we hope that this has helped our patients here at The Dental Centre Bedford understand the importance