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Why do my gums bleed when I brush or floss?

Most people don’t get alarmed when they see blood around their teeth and gums during brushing or flossing.  This is a sign of Gingivitis, which is an early stage of Periodontal Disease.  Bacteria that are allowed to accumulate around your teeth and under the gum line are the culprit.  Don’t panic, this is reversible … […]

You Don’t Know What You’re Missing

The importance of good oral hygiene, not just for Dental Health but for your overall well-being, is often underestimated. Gum Disease is a directly linked as a major risk factor for serious health conditions; including diabetes and heart disease. The type of toothbrush you use is of less importance than how you use your toothbrush. […]