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Oral Health: Don't Ignore Your Gums

When you go to your dentist, you are likely concerned about cavities and the stains on your teeth. If you are like me, then you probably never thought much about your gums. Unfortunately, this caused me to form a serious gum recession condition. My dentist said that hard brushing practices, poor flossing techniques, and even the consumption of sugary foods led to the recession. After some deep scaling treatments, I was informed that I needed a gum graft procedure. The gums are extremely important to your health. They provide your teeth with the nutrients they need and they protect the sensitive dental roots. The gums even keep bacteria away from your jaw bone. Don't ignore your gums like I did. Read my blog and learn about proper oral care techniques. Prevention practices can easily save your gums from necessary restoration.

Understanding Gum Problems That Come With Diabetes

If you are someone who has diabetes, then you should know that diabetes is a risk factor in developing a number of oral complications. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can care for your teeth and gums even when dealing with diabetes, which can usually make the complications severe and hard to control. Here's what you should know about dealing with oral care as a diabetic: How are Diabetics Susceptible to Oral Problems? Read More