Gingival Recession: Causes & Treatment

June 9, 2019
Gum or Gingivae is the pink tissue in the mouth that covers each tooth up to the neck and attach firmly to the jaw bone. Healthy and intact gum tissue protect the roots of the teeth. Gum Recession is..

How Gum Disease Can Affect Your General Health

August 6, 2018
The American Academy of Periodontology states that, “Research has shown that periodontal disease is associated with several other diseases.” So, what is periodontal disease? According to the Am..

What is Gum Disease?

December 24, 2017
What is Gum Disease (Periodontitis) or Periodontal Diseases? Periodontal diseases are disorders affecting tissues surrounding a tooth. Gingivitis is the initial stage of gum disease and the easiest t..

Did you Know There is a Link Between Gum Disease and Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease?

April 6, 2016
A recent study shows there is a link between gum disease and greater rates of cognitive decline in people with early stages of Alzheimer's disease. A group of patients who were in the early stages o..

What is a Periodontist and When Should I Visit a Periodontist? Dr. Dipti Answers Your Questions

March 17, 2016
We spoke to our Periodontal Specialist, Dr. Dipti, to find out when we should visit a Periodontist. When it comes to dental treatments it can be hard to know if you should attend a specialist or vis..

Do you Have Inflamed or Bleeding Gums after Flossing? Find out the Correct and Safe way to Floss.

February 2, 2016
Most of us are aware of the importance of brushing our teeth twice a day. However, brushing alone will not remove plaque and clean your teeth properly. Flossing is an essential part of oral hygiene ma..

Treatment for Gummy Smiles at Dr. Joy Dental Clinic

November 18, 2015
A gummy smile is quite a common condition. Unfortunately, some people feel self-conscious about the visibility of their gums and feel shy when smiling. A smile is extremely important and is definitely..

Pain Free Gum Treatment with Laser Technology from Biolase

August 16, 2015
As seen in our previous blog posts we discussed how gum disease is very common amongst adults. Signs of gum disease include bleeding gums, persistent bad breath, receding gums, sensitive teeth and swo..

Improve your Gummy Smile and Gum Pigmentation with Laser Dentistry

August 13, 2014
No longer do you have to be embarrassed or self-conscious if you show too much gum when smiling or you feel your gums are too dark. Aesthetic gum correction treatments are widely available today and a..

Quick facts about Gum Disease

August 6, 2014
Believe it or not, gum disease is very common amongst adults - surprisingly more in men than women – from mild conditions (gingivitis) to serious conditions (periodontitis), which can result in toot..