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Gum Disease

How often should you visit the dentist?

Do you visit the dentist as often as you need to? The majority of people in the UK now attend at least one dental check-up a year, whilst most people…

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What Is the Connection between Gum Disease and General Health?

One of the main reasons why we encourage patients to visit our dentist in South Benfleet at regular intervals is to check for signs of disease. While it’s easy to…

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Looking Long in the Tooth? Learn Why Gum Recession Can Be a Cause for Concern

If you have noticed your teeth look longer than you remember then you might have wondered what is going on, or whether you need to do anything about it. Teeth…

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Do You Think You Might Have Gum Disease?

Are you concerned you might have gum disease? This is a widespread problem that can without treatment become chronic, meaning it can never be entirely cured but instead will require…

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Gum Disease and the Signs You Need to Be Aware of

We know many people regard tooth decay as being the main threat to their dental health, but in fact gum disease is far more serious and prevalent and is the…

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Learn More about Gum Disease

How much do you know about gum disease? Unless you have suffered from this condition then the answer is probably not very much but unfortunately gum disease is quite prevalent…

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What Does It Mean If Your Gums Begin to Bleed?

Did you notice your gums were bleeding slightly when you last brushed or flossed or maybe they have begun to bleed at other times? When this happens quite a few…

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What Is Gum Disease and What Does It Mean for Your Teeth?

Gum disease is a bacterial infection that deserves to be taken very seriously. Unfortunately gum disease is extremely common and it is one of the reasons why we thoroughly recommend…

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Why Your Teeth Need Healthy Gums

People often think about good dental health as being all about having healthy teeth. While this is certainly important, good gum health is often overlooked. In fact healthy gums are…

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Tooth Grinding and Clenching and its Effect on Your Dental Health

You may find yourself occasionally clenching or grinding your teeth in anger or frustration as most of us do it occasionally and this is extremely unlikely to do any lasting…

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What to do if Your Gums Begin to Bleed

Did you notice your gums were bleeding slightly when you brushed your teeth this morning, or perhaps your gums bled when you flossed? Noticing blood on your toothbrush or in…

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Tooth Sensitivity: What It Means and How to Treat It

Tooth sensitivity is no fun and causes a sharp sudden pain that is quite unpleasant. It can be set off by eating food that is very hot or cold or…

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