Category: Gum Disease

Detecting Gum Disease | El Cajon Dentist

Gum disease is something that can affect 3 out of 4 people in a lifetime. Gum disease is typically painless and you may not know you have it. Gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on our teeth. Gum disease, or periodontal disease is a chronic inflammation and infection of the gums and surrounding tissue. It is the major cause of about 70 percent of adult tooth loss. As we mentioned it’s typically painless and can be hard to spot yourself. Below are some...Read More

Posted on September 29, 2015 By sitemanager in , ,