Gum Disease Blog Posts
Should I Be Concerned about My Swollen, Irritated Gums?
Patients may go for weeks or months with gums that are red, puffy, and tender. Find out if you should be concerned about your swollen,…
Night Guards for Periodontal Disease
The Different Stages of Gum Disease
The Link between Medications and Poor Gum Health
At Astoria Dental Group, our dentists educate patients on the link between medications and poor gum health so they can prevent and control gum disease.
Factors That Contribute to Poor Gum Health
What Causes Tooth Sensitivity to Hot and Cold Temperatures?
Tooth sensitivity can be quite uncomfortable, and it's usually caused by hot and cold temperatures. Let's look at causes and prevention options.
How Tooth Loss and Gum Disease Are Linked
Gum disease can lead to tooth loss if a patient is not careful. Let's consider some treatment and prevention options.
Factors that Can Raise Your Risk for Gum Disease
Gum disease risk factors include poor dental hygiene, a diet high in sugar, a compromised immune system, age, and smoking.
Gum Disease Treatment: Root Planing and Scaling
For our Manhattan patients, healthy gums are just as important as healthy teeth. If you suffer from gum disease, root planing and scaling can help.
Gum Disease Treatments