Gum Disease

Consequences of Tooth Loss

Nervous Woman
We are very fortunate to be living in an age where there are so many effective options available for individuals who have missing teeth. Our dentists here at Thompson Center for Dentistry offer several of them, including dental implants, implant dentures, traditional dentures, and other advanced treatments. While it may be tempting to think that just one missing tooth, or teeth that are missing in areas that aren’t very prominent, won’t have many negative effects,...

How to Reverse Gum Disease

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Gum disease affects most individuals at some point in their lives. While daily brushing and flossing, along with regular visits to the dentist for professional cleanings, can reduce the risk of gum disease, the fact is that the condition may still develop. Advanced stages of gum disease typically produce irreversible damage to bone and connective tissues; however, even severe gum disease can be effectively treated by slowing its progression and enhancing periodontal health. That said,...