Gum Problem Basics Sore, Swollen, and Bleeding Gums

When you think about dental health, the focus is likely to be on preventing cavities in your teeth. But it’s important to pay attention to your gums, too. Gums play a major role not only in your dental health, but in your overall well-being. In many instances, swollen and bleeding gums are a sign of gum disease. However, there are a…

Benefits of Dental Tourism

Below I will be listing some of the benefits of traveling overseas for your dental care. As you read, you may be surprised to see there are far more benefits than simply saving a lot of money. 1- Travel opportunities when combining your procedure with a vacation This is a major benefit to some. When…

Medication Side Effects and Your Oral Health

Many medications can affect your oral health. In addition to prescribed and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, minerals, and herbal supplements can also cause oral health issues that range from dry mouth to inflamed gums to taste alterations and bone loss. Oral Health: Medication Side Effects Some of the most common side effects from medications that affect oral…

GUM WHITENING / DEPIGMENTATION

WHAT IS IT? Deposits of melanin can change the normal pink colour of gums to make them look dark, patchy or discoloured. This can be hereditary although medications, as well as smoking and drinking, can also lead to discolouration in some cases. Although dark, patchy or blotchy gums cause no discomfort or pain, it can…