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The Alarming Effects of Gum Disease on Women’s Health

by Jaclyn Taroc The Alarming Effects of Gum Disease on Women’s Health Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a serious bacterial infection beneath the gum line that cannot be brushed or flossed away. Warning signs of gum disease can include: gums that bleed during brushing or flossing; red, swollen or tender gums; gums […]

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How To Conquer Bad Breath Once And For All

Bad breath is an unpleasant smell from the mouth that can often negatively affect one’s self esteem when speaking to others. Bad breath is typically caused by several factors:     Improper Oral Hygiene: Plaque buildup around the teeth leads to bacterial growth, thus producing an unpleasant smell. If not cleaned properly, plaque can cause […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Gingivitis

If your gums start bleeding when you floss, it’s not flossing that’s the problem. Bleeding, puffy gums are a sign of gingivitis, the beginning stages of gum disease. This means you need to see your general dentist / local periodontist right away for treatment. “Eighty percent of people in America have some form of gum […]

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