Archive for the ‘Gum Disease’ Category

Do you have gum disease?

Gum disease is one of the most common dental health issues with more than 75% of adults having some form of the disease at some point in their lives. Treating gum disease is important for both dental health and overall…

Keep your smile healthy this holiday season! | Apex Dental

The modern American diet contains an ever increasing amount of added sugars and the approaching holiday season will mean more sweets for most of us! Controlling the amount of added sugars in our daily diet is not only important for…

Bleeding Gums? You May Have Gum Disease

Approximately 75% of American adults will be affected by gum disease at some point in their lives! Gum disease, often called the "silent disease", can start with minor irritation caused by early gingivitis but when left untreated can become a…

Sore, Bleeding Gums

Poor dental hygiene can lead to periodontal gum disease, such as gingivitis. The word periodontal means "around the tooth" and that is where gum disease occurs. Gum disease is the result of a bacterial infection due to lack of brushing…