What are the Stages of Periodontal Disease?

Your hygienist has probably discussed periodontal disease with you, they take measurements of the gums at least every 12 months to aid in determining what stage of health your gums and bone are at. This is part of the periodontal assessment which includes but is not limited to: pocket depths, recession, bleeding, mobility, and root … Read more

Why do I have Gum Recession?

 “Gum recession is when the margin of the gum tissue surrounding the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth’s root.” (Oral B) Sometimes this can happen if someone does take good care of their teeth, you may experience gum recession at some point in your life. It actually affects to … Read more