Periodontal Health: Preventing and Managing Gum Disease

Gum Disease Dentist St. Louis

The Dental Anesthesia Center specializes in comprehensive dental care, preventing and managing gum disease. Periodontal disease is a common yet preventable condition that can seriously affect oral and overall health. At The Dental Anesthesia Center, we understand the importance of periodontal health. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the knowledge and care to …

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Updated: April 1, 2024

St. Louis Preventative Dentist: Strategies for a Healthy Smile

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By focusing on preventative strategies, our St. Louis dentists aim to help your family maintain healthy, radiant smiles for years to come. In St. Louis, the foundation of dental health lies in effective preventative care. At the Dental Anesthesia Center, we understand the importance of maintaining a healthy smile and offer comprehensive strategies to ensure …

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Updated: January 2, 2024

How Do You Know if You Have Gum Disease – Signs and Symptoms

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Knowing the signs and symptoms of gum disease can help you identify the condition early and seek treatment before it becomes more severe. Gum disease is a condition millions of people around the world suffer from. Also known as periodontal disease, it’s caused by the buildup of plaque on the teeth, which leads to inflammation …

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Updated: March 2, 2023

The Connection Between Gum Disease and Stroke

Link Between Gum Disease and Stroke

As we learn more about how our oral health impacts our overall health, we discover a connection between gum disease and strokes. Every four minutes, someone dies from a stroke! In fact, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and disability in the United States. As we learn more about how our oral health …

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Updated: August 31, 2023

Dangers of Untreated Gum Disease – What You Need to Know

How to Treat Gum Disease

There are a number of health issues associated with untreated gum disease. Schedule an appointment to treat any symptoms. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a prevalent problem for nearly 50% of adults aged 30 years and older. Over the age of 65, gum disease increases as much as 70%. Therefore, gum disease …

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Updated: August 31, 2023

Is It Normal for My Gums to Bleed When Brushing My Teeth?

Is It Normal for My Gums to Bleed

If your gums bleed when you brush or floss, it’s important to determine the cause. Have you noticed your gums bleeding when you brush or floss your teeth? Or did your dental hygienist tell you your gums were bleeding at your last cleaning? Either way, if your gums bleed, you’re likely wondering if something is …

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Updated: August 31, 2023