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Dental Hygiene is essential for your oral health. Healthy smiles start with healthy bone and gums. Gum disease starts out as gingivitis which presents as minor bleeding, redness and puffiness of the gums. Untreated symptoms can progress to the breakdown of the gums attachment to the tooth. This can lead to eventual bone loss around the tooth, gum recession and ultimately tooth loss.

Fortunately, these problems are avoidable with good oral hygiene. Brushing at least twice a day and flossing daily are keys to preventing gingivitis. Regular dental visits can help in detecting early signs of gum disease. Everyone is different on how much buildup of tarter (calculus) they accumulate on their teeth. Our office customizes hygiene frequency to meet our patients’ individual needs. Removal of plaque and tartar buildup along the gum line goes a long way to achieving a healthy mouth and smile.

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