Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

What Do You Know About Periodontics?

Rather than waiting for your teeth to fall out, it is important to be proactive and receive the necessary cleaning, restorations, repair, oral hygiene treatments and dietary restrictions to keep your smile safe and going strong for decades to come. However, many individuals often only focus on the health of... Read more »

Symptoms of Gum Disease and Their Effect on Your Oral Health

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an oral health ailment in which you have suffered damage to your gums. If your gums are infected, it can lead to an issue that will not only lead to further infections throughout your mouth but can even cause eventual tooth loss.... Read more »

The Ins and outs of Periodontics

A periodontist is one of the most important types of dentist, but few people know what’s involved in periodontics, or even what it is. Here at Eastside Periodontics in Center Line, Michigan, Dr. Waleed Rhebi firmly believes in educating patients to understand as much as possible about the dental world.... Read more »

Judging Whether You Have Gum Disease

By brushing and flossing, you are not only keeping your teeth clean, you are warding off gum disease. However, if you grow lax about it, you can increase your chances of getting the disease. When it comes, it can make your life uncomfortable, to put it lightly. The question is,... Read more »

The Unpredictable Ways to Keep Periodontal Disease at Bay

Did you know there are things you can do to prevent periodontal disease (which is also known as gum disease) other than keeping up with oral hygiene and attend your regular dental checkups? Well, it’s true. These are uncommon tricks that many people don’t think about. If you do these... Read more »

Blaze a New Path to Oral Health Success with Periodontics

If you are suffering any abnormalities or irregularities with your gums, it may be necessary to visit your periodontist. Periodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that deals specifically with the gums and other supporting structures around the teeth. The purpose of a periodontist is to provide treatments that traditional... Read more »

Does Your Smile Tell of Gum Disease?

Can you recognize any signs of gum disease in your smile? Formally referred to as periodontal disease, this common gum infection targets the gum tissue. Gum disease typically occurs in patients who have ineffective oral hygiene habits, but additional gum disease factors include age, changes in hormones, genetics, and bad... Read more »

Gum Disease Risk Factors

While the main conversation surrounding mouth care involves taking care of your teeth, it is equally important to take care of your gums. Advanced gum disease affects over 47% of adults over the age of 30. It is important to be aware of the risk factors of gum disease. Gum... Read more »

Signs of Gum Disease That Merit Dental Attention

Gum disease is a concerning gum tissue infection that can weaken the bones beneath your teeth and result in tooth loss. Infection in the gums is typically caused by the germs or bacteria found in plaque buildup, causing irritation in gums and increasing your risk of many dental health problems.... Read more »