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Gum Disease Symptoms – Avoid The Irreversible Dental Damage

Knowing how to recognise gum disease symptoms is important to catch the condition before it causes irreversible dental damage. Look out for the symptoms of gum disease during your everyday oral health routine, and contact your dentist if you notice anything amiss.   What is Gum Disease? Having an understanding of gum disease can help…

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What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Learn How To Deal With It

If you have ever felt a sharp pain after eating or drinking something cold or hot, you may be experiencing excessive tooth sensitivity. Sensitive teeth can limit your dietary choices and prevent you from caring for your teeth and gums properly. Poor oral hygiene due to tooth sensitivity can cause more serious dental issues which…

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How To Get Healthy Gums – The Science Behind Gum Health

Unhealthy gums can cause intense discomfort and even tooth loss, depending on the particular stage of gum disease. Gum health has a direct impact on your comfort and confidence in everyday life. Here are a few tips on how to get healthy gums, along with some of the science behind gum disease.   The warning…

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Swollen Gums Around Tooth – Everything You Need To Know

Gums are vital to good oral health, so when you experience pain, bleeding, or swelling of the gums, it is important to make an appointment with your dentist or Specialist Periodontist immediately to address the problem.    What Causes Swollen Gums? Swollen gums are often indicative of a more serious underlying problem. Your gums may…

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How To Get Rid of Gingivitis – Maintain Healthy Gums

If you would like to know how to treat gingivitis, the good news is that gingivitis is treatable when it is detected early. If your gums are in good health they should be a healthy shade of pink, be firm and not bleed or get irritated when you brush and floss them. Gum disease or…

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The Dental Implant | Specialist Periodontist for Chatswood

Human beings have been losing teeth for as long as we can trace our evolution. Unlike many other species, our teeth do not grow back, and until recently, a tooth lost was a tooth gone forever. This had some very acute repercussions for one’s ability to feed themselves properly in our formative eras. So it…

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Know your treatment options

Gingival recession (gum shrinkage) is a common condition caused by Periodontal Disease, trauma, aggressive tooth brushing or extremely malaligned teeth. The exposed tooth/root surfaces are prone to dental caries (tooth decay), increased tooth sensitivity and can look unsightly.

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Diabetes and periodontal (gum) disease

Diabetes and periodontal disease are chronic inflammatory conditions. Research suggests that there is a two-way relationship between these conditions: Periodontal disease is often considered as the sixth complication of diabetes mellitus (Löe, 1993). Evidence has shown that patients with diabetes mellitus (especially those with poor glycaemic control) are more likely to have periodontal disease than…

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Brushing twice a day keeps heart disease away

Chronic infections of the tooth-supporting tissues (periodontal disease) can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Periodontal disease elevates the inflammatory status of the body and this increases the individual’s risk of cardiovascular disease, such as atherosclerosis. The recent Scottish Health Survey concluded that individuals with poor tooth brushing techniques have a raised level of inflammation…

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Smoking

Despite all the extensive health campaigns and warnings, at least one in five adults in Australia still smoke. Smoking is a leading cause of death and disease, and about 50% of smokers will die prematurely of a disease caused by smoking (Doll et al., 2004). In addition to the increased mortality rate, smoking affects nearly…

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