Sources of Bleeding Gums

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We hope you understand the importance of daily oral care for your teeth and gums, such as brushing and flossing. Like your teeth, your gums need to maintain excellent health because they perform functions such as supporting and cushioning the teeth. The health of your gums can provide insight into... Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Mouthwash

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Did you know that there are many factors to consider when choosing a mouthwash; including its use as a teeth whitener? To learn more about mouthwash, please read the following: - Your dentist can give you recommendations about which mouthwash products will best suit your needs. - Mouthwash is tremendously... Read more »

Seek Professional Care for a Damaged Crown

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Each dental crown restoration is made from durable materials that are meant to handle the daily rigors of chewing common foods. Yet there are still times when an oral trauma or other dental accident can chip, fracture or otherwise damage a crown. Athletes who participate in contact sports without wearing... Read more »

The Facts About Bleeding Gums

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When you’re taking care of your mouth, do you ever notice that your gums start to bleed? Despite what you may have heard, bleeding gums aren’t normal. While your gums might bleed for a number of reasons, there may be several things you can do to avoid the issue. Your... Read more »

Risk Factors for Developing Periodontal Gum Disease

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There are many risk factors for developing periodontal gum disease. It can strike at any time, although it can be prevented with plaque removal treatments. The best plaque removal treatments are brushing and flossing and getting professional cleanings at least twice a year. For our dental team here at Shawnee... Read more »

Why you May need a Dental Bridge

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There are a lot of cosmetic dentistry procedures, but one of the most popular is the dental bridge. It's one that our team here at Shawnee Village Dental sees quite frequently, and it's one that has some big benefits - if you're a good candidate to receive a dental bridge.... Read more »