CAN GUM DISEASE BE REVERSED?

CAN GUM DISEASE BE REVERSED?

Periodontitis, or periodontal disease, develops when the bacteria on your teeth and gums is not removed with regular brushing, flossing, and professional teeth cleanings by your family dentist. The first signs of early-stage gum disease (or gingivitis) are swollen,...
THE RIGHT WAY TO FLOSS

THE RIGHT WAY TO FLOSS

Lots of people think that flossing once per day is enough to prevent gingivitis and periodontal disease. However, how you floss matters just as much as how often you floss. At Trillium Dental, our dentists and dental hygienists want to make sure that our patients are...
HOW TO KEEP YOUR GUMS HEALTHY

HOW TO KEEP YOUR GUMS HEALTHY

Gum disease can crop up at any time, bringing painful symptoms with it. As with many other health conditions, prevention is key when it comes to gingivitis and periodontal disease. At Trillium Dental, we encourage patients to maintain good oral hygiene habits and make...
GOT GINGIVITIS? HERE’S WHAT TO DO

GOT GINGIVITIS? HERE’S WHAT TO DO

Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease, which can progress into periodontitis (periodontal disease) if it goes untreated by your family dentist. However, it’s not all bad news if you start to notice the signs and symptoms of gingivitis — in fact, many...