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Bleeding Gums: the Cause and the Solution

If your gums seem more sensitive than normal lately, and bleed upon brushing or flossing, you may be dealing with the early stages of gingivitis. Gingivitis is basically inflammation of the gums and is the initial stage of gum disease. While gingivitis is no reason to panic, it is something you need to get a handle on before it has a chance to progress. Let’s discuss the cause of your bleeding gums and the solution to the problem.

The direct cause of your bleeding gums is likely plaque build up. When plaque begins to form on your teeth and gums it produces toxins that can irritate your gum tissue. Plaque is basically a film of bacteria that grows when it isn’t removed through daily brushing and flossing. The longer plaque grows, the more damage it can do to your teeth and gums. Luckily, in the early stages of gum disease, the damage can be reversed since it hasn’t yet made its way to the bone and connective tissue that holds your teeth into place.

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Will Oral Appliance Therapy Stop My Snoring?

If you suffer from snoring – or perhaps more likely, you have a partner who suffers from your snoring – there are many ways you can treat your affliction. Snoring is often the result of poor breathing habits while asleep, and sometimes those breathing problems are caused by sleep apnea. If you deal with sleep apnea issues, then you should consider oral appliance therapy.

Not only will oral appliance therapy help control and treat your sleep apnea, it can also do wonders for your snoring.

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Have Bad Breath

Bad breath is something most people hope to avoid at all costs. It can be incredibly embarrassing, and can make you feel insecure about holding conversations with friends and acquaintances. It can be even worse if you aren’t aware that you suffer from bad breath – those around you may be embarrassed to say anything, leading to a very awkward situation.

There are several different things that can cause bad breath, many of which can be avoided once you know what to look out for. Take a look below at 5 reasons why you may have bad breath. 

  1. The Food You Eat
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What is the cause of gum disease?

Gum disease is something you hear about somewhat frequently, but you may know very little about unless you have dealt with it personally. Gum disease can range from simple gum inflammation to severe damage to the gums that may eventually result in tooth loss.

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