Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease

Bleeding gums can be an indicator of gum disease in various stages. This is a common but serious problem; advanced gum disease affects over 40 percent of adults over 30 in the United States. Gum disease can lead to loose teeth, bone loss and exposed roots of teeth, as well as a host of other… Read more »

Issues That Can Cause Gum Disease

Advanced gum disease affects over 47% of adults over the age of 30 in the United States. It is important to be aware of the risk factors of gum disease, and see how you can reduce them in your own life.   Gum disease is also called periodontal disease. The disease is primarily caused by… Read more »

Is Gum Disease Interfering with Your Smile?

Gum disease becomes a problem most often when people are in their 30s and 40s. Gum disease is a result of bacterial plaque buildup along and under the gum line, and often occurs when it isn’t removed every day. This happens because your mouth contains millions of bacteria which intermingle with oral debris and mucus… Read more »

Enjoy the New Year with Your New Smile Thanks to Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

In order to protect your oral health, it is a good idea to avoid any potential tooth hazards or forms of dental damage in your everyday life. However, there are numerous risk factors that can exist some of which you may have no control over. Either way, it is a good idea to have a… Read more »

Improve Your Smile with Gum Disease Treatments

If you’ve ever had issues with your gums, whether it be a heightened feeling of sensitivity or any irregularities or abnormalities with your gum tissue, it is important to visit your periodontist to determine if gum disease is present. Gum disease also referred to as periodontal disease, is a serious disease of your gum tissue… Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Gum Disease Prevention

In order to keep your smile safe, it is important to be aware of all the hazards that can damage it. One of the most significant hazards that affect many human beings is gum disease. Gum disease, also frequently referred to as periodontal disease, is an oral health condition in which your gums become infected…. Read more »

Why You Should Prevent Gum Disease

To keep your mouth from fashioning gum disease, you should brush twice daily and floss once a day. Keeping your teeth and gums healthy is our priority at David E. Pearson DMD PC, so we’ve put together this information on how you can steer clear of gum disease. Periodontal disease is a dental disorder caused… Read more »

Acid Reflux and Your Oral Health

If you have acid reflux (also known as GERD) your oral health might be at risk. This is a medical condition that causes stomach acids to back up into the esophagus and even the mouth. Your risk for damage to the esophagus is the most likely, but you may also experience tooth erosion and periodontal… Read more »

4 Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease

Gum disease, also called gingivitis, affects many people. However, with the proper understanding and care, it can be prevented in most cases. Here are 4 common risk factors that increase your probability of getting gingivitis. Stress: Increased stress in your life impedes your immune system. This makes it harder fight off infection, including gum disease…. Read more »

Treatments Featuring Dental Lasers

You may have heard of laser dentistry before, but do you really recognize what it’s all about? It’s not always as straightforward as it sounds. (And to be fair, it doesn’t sound straightforward.) Here are a few examples of procedures that can be augmented by lasers. (This post is for informative purposes only; our office… Read more »