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…

Kingston dentist explains gum disease and its long term health problems

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There are a lot of studies that suggest oral health can no longer be separated from overall health. More and more studies are finding a number of negative health conditions and systemic diseases that are linked to periodontal disease. Below are some of the findings by the largest authorities on oral health to give you an idea of what health treats we have to be aware of when it comes to periodontal disease: Researchers…

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