Here at Periodontal Implant Associates, we want to help
spread the news that this is National Gum Care month. Proper gum care helps
prevent the risks of gum disease
results in good oral hygiene and overall well being. For a periodontist in Chicago, IL
, trust Dr. Amarik Singh and his staff for
a wide range of high-quality, comprehensive periodontal care.
Advice and Tips for
Proper Gum Care
Proper gum care means keeping the teeth intact and hopefully
preventing periodontal disease. However, that isn’t always easy with millions
of bacteria in the mouth attacking the gums and teeth. Gum disease
in most people is preventable by following these tips:
Floss and brush at least once daily.
Rinse with mouthwash to remove pieces of food
that brushing and flossing missed.
Get regular checkups and cleanings to remove
tartar and plaque.
By paying attention to everyday gum care, people may be able
to reverse the early stage of gum
Risks of Gum Disease
The link between oral health and overall well being is backed
by research. Regardless, only one out of every six people realizes that gum disease
carries risks. For
instance, the body can overreact to bacteria around the gums and cause
over-inflammation. The result is damage to the blood vessels in the brain and
heart. Other dangers include:
The good news is that proper gum care can prevent and treat
periodontal disease, improve general well being, and help reduce health risks.
Following a two-minute brushing routine followed by flossing and rinsing,
coupled with regular cleanings are all effective gum disease
prevention measures that everyone can begin now.
Contact Us Now
For more information about gum disease
and proper gum care, rely on the professionals at
Periodontal Implant Associates. Contact us today at (630) 233-9278 to schedule a
no-obligation consultation. We also have a convenient online request form. Once
we receive it, one of our staff will call you right back.
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