Category Archives: gums

Understanding Gum Disease

Gum disease is the name given to a wide set of conditions which effect the structures supporting your teeth, it can cause inflammation and swelling of the gums. In extreme cases cause damage to the bone and ligaments that hold your pearly whites in place and lead to loss of teeth. Gingivitis The least severe… Read More »

Gingival Recession: Causes, Prevention, Treatment

Gingivae, also known as gums, are the pinkish fibrous dental tissue that cover the roots and the alveolar bone which contains the tooth sockets. The gums hold the teeth in their sockets, and also form a seal that prevents damage to the roots. Healthy gums protect the teeth and periodontal structures underneath them. However, gum… Read More »