If you smoke or use tobacco, consider the risks to your overall dental health. Tobacco use can be a much more serious health hazard than just the discoloration of your teeth – you put yourself at risk of developing periodontal disease and oral cancer. Both can be prevented or successfully treated if caught early and you stop tobacco use today.
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Gingivitis, a form of gum disease, is a fairly common inflammation of the gums. It can be identified by its signature symptom of bright red or purple-tinged gums that bleed when brushed. Gums that are afflicted with gingivitis also tend to be swollen and somewhat shiny. They are often tender to the touch but are… Continue Reading