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Gum Disease

The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. It’s a progressive condition, and is easily treatable in its earliest stages. From The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, here are the four main stages of gum disease. Gingivitis The main symptoms of gingivitis include red or swollen gums that cause discomfort

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Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss, but it’s a treatable condition at The Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Keeping your gums healthy is essential for your overall health, but if you need yet another reason to keep them in good shape we’ve got a doozy. Scientists have found a connection

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What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Your overall dental health depends on healthy teeth and gums. Along with regular checkups at Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria, regular brushing and flossing helps keep everything in good shape. You already know, of course, how to brush your teeth. But there are best practices that you may not be aware of. Bearing

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5 Critical Things To Know About Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is inflammation or infection of the gums. It is a treatable condition, at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. For the most part, periodontal disease is preventable. It is so pervasive in the US that it has been called a ‘health crisis’ by the ADA. If left untreated, it can cause

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The Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry Guide To Preventing Gum Disease

Hearing that you have gum disease can be upsetting. At the Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry in Alexandria, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. Gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in American adults, so diagnosing and treating it is important. Symptoms of Gum Disease

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How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

Here is a statistic that should make everyone sit up and take notice: nearly half of all Americans over the age of thirty have some form of gum disease. That works out to about sixty-five million people. Gum disease treatment is available at the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry in Alexandria. Those statistics come from

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Periodontal Disease Is Linked To Systemic Diseases

This message from the Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry  in Alexandria looks at gum disease. The soft tissue in your mouth, like skin, has an important job. It safeguards the roots of your teeth. It also provides a barrier for the connective tissues and ligaments that hold your teeth in their sockets. Plus the alveolar

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Preventing Gum Disease

Hearing that you have periodontal disease (gum disease) can be upsetting. Here at Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry in Alexandria, Virginia, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help. Symptoms of Gum Disease Bleeding gums Swollen, tender

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Gum Health Affects Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

At Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry in Alexandria VA, we are concerned not only with the condition of your mouth, but also with how it impacts your complete physical health and general well-being. Today’s post looks at the connection between diabetes and oral health and may be of interest to Alexandria residents with diabetes as

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Diabetes and Gum Disease in Alexandria

At Mt. Vernon Center For Dentistry, we are concerned not only with the condition of your mouth, but also with how it influences your complete physical health and general well-being. This post looks at the connection between diabetes and gum disease. Scientists have known for quite some time that people with diabetes have higher rates

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