Gum disease (Periodontal Disease), symptoms and treatment explained by Kingston Upon Thames dentist

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Gum disease is inflammation of the gum caused by poor oral hygiene. Bacteria forms a sticky colourless plaque on the teeth. Daily brushing and flossing helps to remove the plaque. If the plaque is not removed regularly, it forms a hard surface on the teeth called tartar that can only be removed through professional cleaning by a dental hygienist. If plaque accumulation is not addressed early, it can lead to underplaying tissues and bone…

How does diabetes affect the mouth, discussed by Kingston Gum disease specialist?

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Dr Soltani of Kingston dentist explains that diabetes can have an overall effect on the body, eyes, kidney and heart, what is less known is that oral health can also suffer at some stage of the disease. It is estimated that 1 in 3 diabetics suffer from gum disease. People with diabetes are at special risk for periodontal (gum) disease, an infection of the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place. Periodontal…

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