Dentist, Dr. Sheila Brush provides a full range of professional caring dental treatment services to patients in Laytonsville MD and the surrounding communities of Germantown, Olney, Damascus, Brookeville and Gaithersburg Maryland. Her dental care services include: cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, orthodontics, general dentistry, preventive dentistry and restorative dentistry.
Friday, 19 August 2016
When teeth are not properly cleaned, plaque forms on the tooth’s surface. Plaque can cause irritation of the gums, making them red and slightly swollen - this is gingivitis. More serious forms of gum disease such as periodontitis start with gingivitis. Signs & Symptoms:
Red, swollen or tender gums that bleed when brushed or flossed
Good management of gingivitis is a sign of good oral hygiene. This helps prevent halitosis, bleeding gums and other more serious dental diseases. Remember, there is a link between oral health and overall health. To read the entire article , please visit plus.HealthyTeeth.org