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Down Syndrome Dental Difficulties – How To Prevent Gingivitis

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you care for an adult with Down syndrome or if you have a child with the disorder, then you should know that people with Down syndrome often form gum disease conditions. This occurs due to a poor or impaired immune system. A dentist can help to keep gingivitis at bay with regular six month cleanings, but you also need to do your part to make sure that periodontal disease does not become a concern. Some good examples are listed below. Boost the Immune System People with Down syndrome have poor immune systems, because antibodies are not...

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3 Reasons Your Gums Bleed And What You Can Do About It

Posted by on Dec 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Bleeding gums are a good indicator of an infection, and they are never a good sign. A case of infected gums from gum disease is the number one reason teeth fall out. Eighty percent of adults today have periodontal disease and only about ten percent of them know it. Here are three reasons your gums are bleeding and what you can do about it. Reason #1: You Don’t Take Care of Your Teeth and Gums Gingivitis, or gum disease, is a contagious bacterial infection that you can spread to others by kissing, or drinking out of the same cup. For...

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6 Things You Need To Know About Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type of oral cancer, and makes up about 90% of all oral cancer diagnoses. Squamous cells are the flat cells that line the tissues inside your mouth; when these cells become abnormal, squamous cell carcinoma is the result. Here’s what you need to know about this condition. Why does this cancer develop? Squamous cell carcinoma develops when your cells become abnormal, but why does this happen? There are many reasons. Smoking cigarettes, drinking alcohol, and having HPV infection are considered...

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3 Medications That May Harm Your Child’s Mouth

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your child has gum disease or tooth decay, it may not be related to poor oral hygiene. Instead, it may be caused by medications, either over-the-counter, or prescription. Even low doses of medication, or those taken for short periods of time can lead to oral symptoms in your child, so if you notice any new or unusual signs or gum or dental problems, a visit to the dentist is in order. Bleeding Gums If your child has allergies, the pediatrician may have prescribed antihistamines. While effective in relieving runny nose, post nasal drip,...

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Dental Care And Cosmetic Procedures For People Who Have Celiac Disease

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many people know that celiac disease causes abdominal problems such as abdominal bloating, constipation, diarrhea and pain. People who have celiac disease may be irritable and fatigued. However, celiac disease can also cause a lot of dental problems as well. Thankfully, cosmetic dentistry from places like Dentistry For the Entire Family can help. Here’s what you need to know. Celiac Disease Affects the Entire Body, Including Your Teeth & Mouth Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that is triggered by gluten. An autoimmune...

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