What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis? – Medical News Today

Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums. It commonly occurs because of films of bacteria that accumulate on the teeth – plaque; this type is called plaque-induced gingivitis.

Source: What is gingivitis? What causes gingivitis? – Medical News Today

 

Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth? Check out this article to learn about gingivitis and how you can start prevent your gums from bleeding as well as other symptoms caused by this.

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Ersland Family Dental
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Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important – Medical News Today

We look at some less well-known and serious conditions that have been linked to poor dental hygiene in recent years: Alzheimer’s disease, pancreatic cancer and heart disease.

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Not brushing your teeth can be very harmful for your dental hygiene and can lead to even more serious illnesses.

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
www.anchoragedentist.com

Jaw pain: Causes, symptoms, and treatment – Medical News Today

Jaw pain and facial pain is a common problem, but what are the causes and symptoms and how is it diagnosed? Learn about the different treatments available.

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If you ever experience jaw pain symptoms including facial pain, earache, jaw locking, toothache and facial swelling, you should take a look at this article and find out how they can be best treated.

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
www.anchoragedentist.com

Common Questions About Going to the Dentist – American Dental Association

How often do I have to go to the dentist? What are some signs I should see a dentist? Is there a difference between DMD and DDS? Get the answers to these questions and more.

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Check out this article from ‘Mouth Healthy’ and get answers to some great common questions people have about going to the dentist. Your oral health is important and it is good to understand why we need to continue to take care of it!

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
www.anchoragedentist.com

How Sugary Drinks Harm Your Smile – American Dental Association

Sugary drinks can take a toll on your teeth. Find out which drinks contain the most sugar, how they affect your teeth and get healthier drink options.

Source: How Sugary Drinks Harm Your Smile – American Dental Association

We all love to indulge in sugary drinks now and then, so why not at least find out which ones are the more healthier options! Check out this article that talks all about how these drinks harm your smile and what to cut back on.

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
www.anchoragedentist.com