Posts Tagged ‘gum disease’

How to Stop Gum Disease?

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Gum Disease can affect more than just our oral health. The American Dental Association states, “There is evidence that bacteria in the mouth which are associated with gum disease may be linked to heart disease, artery blockages and stroke.”

The following tips can help you to prevent gum disease:

Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: Daily Routine
Here’s How:

•Brush your teeth properly twice a day. Brushing your teeth thoroughly removes plaque from the surface before it hardens into calculus.
•Use a fluoride toothpaste. Using a toothpaste with fluoride helps to prevent decay.
•Floss your teeth daily. Flossing is the only way to remove plaque from in between your teeth that a toothbrush can’t reach.
•Use a mouth rinse. An antimicrobial mouth rinse can provide extra help in controlling plaque. Listerine is a good choice and has been
approved by the American Dental Association.
•Visit your dentist for regular check ups. Visiting your dentist on a regular basis is the best way to make sure that your teeth and gums
stay healthy.


Dentists Can Save your Life!

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Thus Video Explains the importance of Gum disease and Heart disease and Uncontrolled Diabetes. We have a Dental Therapist and Hygienist who can help to ensure that your mouth is in optimal condition. Call 01375481000 to schedule a Consulatation ASAP if you need a full assessment of your mouth with Dr J Basrai and his team @ Chafford Hundred Dental Care.