The Basics: Gingivitis

Have you ever heard of gingivitis before? Gingivitis is an oral health condition that often arises at an early stage of gum disease. Because gum disease is a progressive disease in which your gum tissues are suffering and are infected, it may progress over a period of many months or even years before it can eventually be discovered. Thus, it... read more »

How to Keep Your Smile Free From Gum Disease

Your dentist, Dr. Edmon R. Hutchison, cares for you, your smile, and your oral health, which is why they strongly encourages you to do everything you can to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, there are many things that can destroy your smile if you let them, and one of those things is gum disease. It’s best... read more »

You Can Reduce Your Periodontal Disease with Scaling and Root Planing

There are several negative impacts regarding neglect of proper oral care. Cavities can develop from this and so can an eventually need for dentures. There are other, less talked about, conditions that can occur from lack of preventative measures. One of these conditions is known as periodontal disease. Periodontal disease will begin to show itself through redness and inflamed gums,... read more »

The Tips You Need to Take Care of a Dental Bridge

A dental bridge in Royse City, Texas, might seem strong and unbreakable, but that’s not always the case. There are things that can harm your bridge in more ways than one. So, it’s very important to take good care of your dental bridge, and you can do so by doing the following things: -Brush, floss, and rinse: It’s best to... read more »

How Gum Disease Impacts You

Gum disease happens when the gum tissue surrounding your pearly whites pull back from the tooth and exposing the tooth and tooth roots. As this occurs, gaps begin to form between the teeth and the gum line, allowing the buildup of harmful plaque-causing bacteria in these “pockets”. As this plaque hardens, it can cause long-term problems including tooth loss. How... read more »