Gum Disease

Vaping Increases Risk of Gum Disease

Overall, the rate of smoking tobacco has decreased in recent years. In Pennsylvania, nearly 23% of adults smoked in 2011, compared to 16% in 2020. From an oral health standpoint, this is good. Smoking is associated with an increased risk of gum disease. Since gum disease is the leading cause of [...]

Laser Dentistry for Easy Gum Treatment

Whether you have gum disease or want cosmetic gum recontouring, laser dentistry is the solution. At Advanced Dentistry, we use the latest technology to ensure your dental care is the best it can be. Some of our patients have unruly gums. This gives them "gummy" smiles. Luckily, cosmetic gum recontouring removes gums to reveal [...]

4 Secrets to Healthy Gums

According the the CDC, an estimated 64.7 million American Adults have mild, moderate, or severe periodontitis, otherwise known as gum disease. Common symptoms include red, swollen or tender gums, bleeding while flossing, persistent bad breath, or loose teeth. If you suspect you have gum disease, you should {{{{link id='50081' text='schedule'}}}} a dentist [...]

Health Risks Associated with Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most serious threats to your oral health. In addition to being the leading cause of tooth loss in America, gum disease is a chronic infection that can threaten your health in many ways. Understanding these different impacts can help you appreciate why you need to take better care of [...]

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