Hearing that you have gingivitis (gum disease) can be upsetting. Here at The Lewisville Dentist in Lewisville, Texas, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help.
Symptoms of Gum Disease
Swollen, tender gums
Bad breath that won’t go away
Loose adult teeth
Whether you are just being diagnosed, working to undo problems of the past, or trying to eliminate gum disease for the future, Dr. Natalie Goodman has s.
Steps for Healing or Preventing Gum Disease
Brush at least two times a day—morning and night
Brush with fluoride toothpaste
Floss at least once a day
Visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings
Use a fluoride rinse before brushing
Avoid between-meal snacking
Stay away from tobacco products
Solutions for Correcting Serious Gum Disease
Dr. Goodman knows gum disease can sneak up on you. Regular check-ups and regular oral hygiene is critical for preventing the pain and health issues associated with periodontal disease. Gum disease can be successfully treated, but avoiding it is clearly best.
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