Gums

Man with Inflamed Gums - Dr. Nicholas S. St. George DDS

Does Gum Disease Cause Heart Disease?

It may contribute to heart disease development. A heart disease is a medical condition that affects both men and women. It’s also the leading cause of death in the US and around the world. It’s found that patients suffering from a periodontal disease are more likely to develop a heart disease. The risk is even

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Gums Can Hurt After Flossing - Dr. Nicholas S. St. George DDS

My Gums Hurt When I Floss

Flossing is an essential part of maintaining your oral health. It’s a must for your oral hygiene. Bear in mind that brushing alone won’t thoroughly clean your teeth’s surface. If you are saying “My gums hurt when I floss”, keep reading. Sensitivity and seeing blood are usually not signs of a severe problem. However, that

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Man with Inflamed Gums - Dr. Nicholas S. St. George DDS

My Gums Are Inflamed

There are a number of reasons why gums can become inflamed. One of the most common is food that has been trapped below the gum line. This causes your gums to swell. In most cases, brushing and flossing your teeth will correct the problem. However, if your gums remain inflamed for more than 24 hours,

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