Category Archives: Gum Disease

What are the Dangers of Periodontal Disease?

I’m writing you because my mother has gingivitis and I believe it stems from periodontitis. Over a week ago, she felt extreme tooth pain at the back of her mouth. Twenty-four hours later, she began to suffer from a fever … Continue reading

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Can My Loose Tooth Be Saved?

I have a lot of plaque buildup and my bottom front tooth is shaking. Is there any way I can save it and will the dentist be able to clean my teeth without pulling the loose one out? Thanks, Willliam … Continue reading

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PERIO SURGERY VS. DENTURES?

I need to have a periodontal surgery where they cut the gums and lay them open to clean the teeth and possibly fill in where there is bone loss. With insurance I’m looking at close to $4000, plus I need … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Breath Stinks

I don’t know if me telling my mother that her breath stinks is the best idea. Every time she talks to my face directly I smell it. I find myself ducking my head or moving my head to the side. … Continue reading

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Can a tooth infection actually be dangerous?

I am kind of freaked out about a problem I have with my teeth. One of my molars split in half about 10 days ago. It is the very last molar, right beside where my wisdom teeth used to be. … Continue reading

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