Consistent Flossing Is an Essential Element of Gum Disease Prevention

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You need to brush your teeth every morning and night while also making sure to thoroughly floss at least once per day. This consistent daily routine is intended to remove plaque buildup, and lingering food particles before they can foster oral health problems.

If bacterial deposits are not removed by your daily routine they could cause a chronic buildup of plaque acids as well as hardened tartar at the gumline. This can increase your chances of suffering from cavities and gum disease.

Early symptoms of a periodontal health problem often include gums that bleed easily when brushing and flossing as well as gums that look red or otherwise inflamed. It might also be accompanied by chronic bad breath problems.

With early detection, gingivitis inflammation can often be reduced by having a periodontist like Dr. Norman B. Fine administer a dental cleaning or root planing treatment. Once the bacterial deposits have been removed he can help you identify areas of improvement for your daily routine.

This could include increased focus when flossing your teeth. As well as making sure you are flossing all aspects of the gumline and cleaning the space behind each of your back molars.

If you live in Greenville, South Carolina, and you are experiencing the early symptoms of periodontal disease, you should call 864-299-5900 to seek professional diagnosis and treatment at Fine Periodontics.