Monthly Archives: May 2019

Periodontal Gum Disease Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options

With as much as 30 percent of the population at risk, gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. The good news is that it can usually be avoided or successfully treated. Let’s start with a basic definition. Periodontal Disease and How it Occurs Gum disease, which is also known as periodontitis… Read more »

Why Do Most People Have Their Wisdom Teeth Pulled?

Millions of people have their wisdom teeth removed each year, and roughly 85 percent of people need to have their wisdom teeth extracted during their lifetime. The reason? We don’t need our wisdom teeth (also called third molars), and even if they are not currently causing you discomfort they can get in the way of… Read more »