4 Negative Side Effects of Skipping Dental Checkups
November 24, 2017
We’re all busy, but a full schedule is no excuse to skip your dental checkups. Visiting the dentist two times each year is the best way to make sure your smile stays whole and healthy for a lifetime. Every time you skip a dental appointment, you’re opening yourself up to advanced oral and overall health concerns. Keep reading to find out more about the negative effects of skipping your regular dental checkups. Then, call your dentist to seclude your next appointment.
How to Recognize & Treat Gingivitis
August 6, 2017
Periodontal (gum) disease is a common oral health condition that affects millions of US adults. In fact, some studies indicate as much as 80% of the population over the age of 65 struggles with some form of gum disease. The mildest type is often referred to as gingivitis, and the warning signs of this common disease are very mild. Unfortunately, gingivitis can be easily overlooked by the untrained eye. That’s why visiting a dentist regularly for a maintenance appointment is so important. You can also educate yourself on the warning signs and risk factors associated with gum disease by reading this blog post. If we begin treatment in the early stages of gum disease, periodontal therapies effectively renew oral health.
Periodontal Disease in Lisle and Why It Must be Treated
December 23, 2016
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention states there are millions of cases of periodontal or gum disease diagnosed annually in the United States. More than 70 percent of senior adults have some form of it. This oral infection degrades gum tissue and the underlying jaw bone, and when untreated, periodontal disease causes tooth loss. Periodontal disease in Lisle is, however, largely preventable and can be successfully treated through modern techniques such as those used by Drs. Frank and Jeanelle Marchese at Arbor Dental Care Ltd.
Lisle Dentist Tells When a Deep Cleaning is Needed
August 24, 2016
Are your gums red and puffy? Do you have a “long in the tooth” appearance? These symptoms and more indicate gum disease, the leading cause of tooth loss among adult Americans. Your Lisle dentists at Arbor Dental Care diagnose and treat gum disease, using deep cleaning with a sophisticated diode laser. (more…)
Learn the signs of gum disease from Lisle dentist, Dr. Frank Marchese
April 16, 2016
Did you know that almost 50 million adults in the United States have some degree of gum disease? Oral health is more than cavity prevention. Gums play a vital role in how well your teeth anchor to your jaw bone and how dense that bone is. Additionally, gum disease impacts systemic health, too. (more…)