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Ways of Preventing the Recurrence of Gum Disease After Treatment
Posted on 5/15/2019 by ROOT™ Periodontal and Implant Center
Gum disease results in symptoms, including toothache, bad breath, and tooth loss. It also affects your gums, making them red, receding, and tender. This is often treated by cleaning around your teeth, so your bones aren't damaged. Unfortunately, this doesn't mean that you'll never suffer from gum disease again. There are several ways that you can stop this from happening though. Properly Caring for Your TeethIt's important to remove the plaque from your teeth twice daily by properly brushing and flossing them. Plaque is a sticky substance that forms when leftover particles from food mix together with the saliva in your mouth. Brushing your teeth after you eat, then rinsing with an antiseptic rinse will prevent the bacteria that's in the plaque from contributing to additional tooth decay and gum disease. Eating a Well-Balanced DietIt's important for you to eat a well-balanced diet. Doing so will help you maintain strong teeth and bones, which is what your teeth are composed of. This means eating the right proportions of a wide variety of food. You must also make sure you're eating the right amount of these foods, so you can reach and maintain a healthy body weight. To do this you'll want foods from the fruit, vegetable, starchy, and fiber food groups and avoid eating too much from the salty, fatty, processed, or sugary food groups. Additionally, you should avoid smoking cigarettes or using any other type of tobacco, especially after you have teeth extracted because this slows the rate at which your mouth heals since smoking affects your body's blood vessels. You'll also want to make sure you see us for routine checkups. Of course, you should also reach out to us if you have any questions about preventing the recurrence of gum disease after you've been treated....
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Frisco, TX 75034


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