Jeff E Rubel DDS
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Simple Steps that Will Help You Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease can start out as a minor issue but it can quickly develop into a serious problem. In the early stages, gum disease can cause problems such as redness, swelling, and bleeding. Advanced gum disease can cause more severe issues such as pain, secondary infections, receding gums, and tooth loss. Fortunately, there are some simple steps that can help you prevent gum disease. Four simple steps that will help you prevent gum disease include going to your routine dental appointments, brushing consistently, flossing daily, and ditching bad habits. 

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The Basics of Good Oral Hygiene

Good oral hygiene is not complicated. If you want to maintain the health of your teeth and gums you can do it by following a few steps consistently. The basics of good oral hygiene include eating a healthy diet, brushing your teeth, flossing, and going to routine dental visits. These are elements that most people learn from childhood but it is still good to revisit the basics from time to time.

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Top 4 Reasons to Keep Up with Your Routine Dental Visits

There are a lot of people who avoid going to the dentist. The reasons for avoiding the dentist range from fear to feeling like you do not have time. If you have been skipping out on your routine dental visits, it’s time to take a serious look at what you are sacrificing. Routine dental visits help keep your teeth looking good, help prevent a long list of dental problems, and allows your dentist to recognize and treat problems early on. And, if all of those reasons are not enough to inspire you to keep up with routine dental visits, consider the fact that your oral health can impact your overall health.

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Common Causes for Dental Emergencies

No one wants to deal with a dental emergency. Dental emergencies are painful and often require quick intervention from your dentist. They are also disruptive and typically happen at the most inconvenient times. Some types of dental emergencies can be prevented with a few proactive steps. Others cannot be foreseen and you simply have to deal with them as they come. Common causes for dental emergencies include decay, eating, and accidents.  

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Ways Proper Oral Hygiene Can Improve Your Quality of Life

When you think of ways to improve your quality of life, oral hygiene may not be at the top of your list. However, if you are currently dealing with a tooth issue then you know how much dental problems can negatively impact quality of life. Proper oral hygiene can help you get a smile you love and avoid some of the negative consequences that come with issues like decay and gum disease.

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Get Answers to Your Questions About Gum Disease

Gum disease is a common issue for adults in the US. The mildest form of gum disease is called gingivitis. It can cause issues such as redness, swelling, bleeding gums, and sensitivity. The more serious form of gum disease is called periodontitis. It can cause more advanced issues such as receding gums, severe pain, secondary infections, and tooth loss. In order to avoid the problems that come with gum disease, you need to get answers to your questions so you can take action. 

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