Category: Periodontal Disease

Answering Questions About Gingivitis

If you want to take better care of your smile, you may want to start asking questions about the different threats to it. Overlooking the threat of gum disease can lead to several problems, including a heightened risk for tooth loss! As bacteria build up on your roots, they can cause pockets around your teeth… Read more »

How Do I Stay Safe From Gum Disease?

When you learn about the effects that gum disease can have on both your smile and your general health, you can take prevention seriously. However, you may be less than certain that your current routine is doing enough to keep this problem from developing. What should you be doing to make sure your dental and… Read more »

Why You Might Require Periodontal Therapy

Will you have the same experience in the dentist’s chair every time you schedule a routine oral health evaluation? In some situations, it is necessary to change up how we provide support to our patients at our Riverside, CA dentist’s office. Simply put, these adjustments occur when we need to tend to specific issues that… Read more »

3 Tips To Help You Preserve Your Periodontal Health

How healthy is your smile? To effectively answer your question, you need to think about more than just the health of your teeth. Your periodontal health is important to both your oral health and your overall well-being. Did you know that tooth loss in adults is most often caused by complications from poor periodontal health?… Read more »

Did You Know? Periodontal Problems Can Lead To Tooth Loss!

Did you know that your actions today are able to influence your risk for tooth loss in later years? The leading cause of tooth loss is gum disease. If you are taking good care of your smile in the present, you can protect yourself against an infection and avoid complications that lead to this problem…. Read more »

How Your Periodontal Health Impacts Your Well-Being

How worried should you really be if you experience problems with gingivitis? While there is time to address gingivitis before permanent issues occur, an infection can be more harmful than you realize. In time, a periodontal infection can become a permanent problem, one that leads to the destruction of tissues that support your teeth. In… Read more »

Tips For Improving Your Efforts To Maintain Healthy Gums

For the sake of your smile and your health, you should take your periodontal health seriously. If you fail to do so, you can experience long-term consequences related to gum disease. Gingivitis, the first stage of an infection, can be effectively treated so that your gums return to good health. However, if the problem is… Read more »

3 Reasons You Can’t Avoid Periodontal Disease Alone

You may think to yourself as many patients do that you will simply brush and floss like a champion, so you won’t have to worry about periodontal disease developing. Unfortunately, even with the best of intentions and efforts, avoiding gum problems all on your own is going to prove a nearly impossible feat. Allow us… Read more »

Gum Disease: A True-Or-False Quiz

. The more you know, the better chance you will have of recognizing symptoms and knowing it is time to pick up the phone and schedule your next dental visit.

Do You Need to Visit a Periodontist?

Has your general dentist recommended that you see a periodontist? Are you concerned that you might have severe periodontal disease (periodontitis)? Fortunately, the Riverside dentists at Riverside Dental Group include experienced specialists for all your periodontal needs. For patients harboring periodontal disease of any level, there is a high risk for developing periodontitis without the help of a proactive… Read more »