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What Causes Gum Recession?

If you notice increased gum or tooth sensitivity, a “longer” looking tooth or exposed root, or pockets between your gum and tooth, you may be experiencing gum recession. This common dental problem is when the gum tissue is worn or pushed back to reveal more of the tooth or root. This often occurs gradually and … Continued

Five Persistent Myths Related to Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease– more commonly known as gum disease– is one of the most common oral health concerns adults face today. When detected and treated early, gum disease is entirely reversible. When left to progress, however, gum disease can develop into periodontitis and ultimately result in tooth loss. Unfortunately, many people don’t seek treatment when their … Continued

Recognize the Signs of Gum Disease with Help from Dr. Caputo

Patients may be surprised to learn that out of all the dental health issue a person can experience over the course of their lives, gum disease (also referred to as a periodontal disease) is both the common and the most destructive. In fact, a staggering majority of the population is already suffering from a stage … Continued

How Can I Tell If I Have Gum Disease?

When asked to come up with common oral health problems, most of us would probably first think of damage that affects the teeth themselves, like cavities or structural cracks. Did you know, though, that nearly 80% of the population is suffering from gum disease? If that number seems too high, there’s a reason – most … Continued

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