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Gum Disease

It’s time to face the truth about gum disease—no one wants it but most of us in Holladay and the greater Salt Lake City area have it. By the time we reach our 30’s and 40’s, most people in Utah and across the US will have some form of gum disease (periodontal disease). It can even start younger. Teenagers have even been known to have...

  Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth? Take the short quiz below to determine what you know about bleeding gums. True or False. Everyone’s gums bleed when they get older. True or False. It’s just part of life to have gums that bleed. True or False. If your gums start bleeding, there’s not a good way to stop them. The answer to all of...

Gum disease can come on subtly. Perhaps your gums ache after you floss. Perhaps you notice some blood when you brush. Maybe your gums look swollen. If you don’t take care of your gums and teeth, eventually,...

Many people think of gum disease as an adult problem. However, this oral malady is growing in children at alarming rates. The following short blog examines why this disturbing phenomenon has and continues to occur, as well as the signs and symptoms of kids gum disease that parents should pay close attention to. How Serious Is Kids Gum Disease? Information gathered by the Centers For Disease Control...

  From an early age, kids are taught the importance of brushing their teeth. They are taken to the dentist for regular checkups. It is something that parents stress for a long time. Something happens when the kids become adults. They forget the lessons they are taught as a child. Brushing the teeth becomes something that is forgotten on a regular basis. A trip to the dentist...