Can you fix periodontal disease?

If your dentist has recently told you that you have gum disease, you are not alone. Also known as periodontitis, this disease affects nearly half of Americans over the age of 30.

How can you fix periodontal disease

The sooner you seek treatment, the better your chances of saving your teeth and your health. While insurance often covers therapy for gum disease, there are many options available to people without dental insurance.

How to prevent gum disease?

Efficient brushing technique and the use of attachment The goal of brushing your teeth is to remove plaque harboring bacteria and leading to gum disease and cavities.

Schedule regular dental visit Preventive care is essential when it comes to gum disease. Not only will the dentist look for cavities and other problems, but he or she can also remove the tartar that a toothbrush cannot remove.

Stop smoking or chewing tobacco Tobacco use can irritate the gums, which can increase the symptoms you feel from periodontal disease. Quitting smoking can be good for your health in a number of ways.

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