Category Archives: Gums

Periodontals: Understanding Gum Disease, Gingivitis & Beyond

Great oral health depends on more than simply the health of your teeth. Your periodontals have a strong effect on the health of your mouth and the rest of your body. What are ‘periodontals’? The word literally means ‘around teeth’, and the term includes your gums and oral tissues surrounding the teeth. Our mouths are full of...
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What Does it Mean When Gums Bleed?

In addition to your dental health, the wellness of your gums is very important to your oral and overall wellbeing. Bleeding gums can be a concerning symptom – what does it mean? When you floss or brush and your gums are irritated enough to bleed, you should be aware of the potential causes, so that...
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