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Category Archives: Gum Disease

What Is Root Canal Treatment, Its Symptoms & Benefits?

Root canal therapy, also referred to as endodontic therapy, involves removal of nerve chamber of a tooth or the bacteria infection within the pulp. You may require Root canal treatment in a wide range of dental conditions including deep tooth decay, trauma, or even chipping to tooth. It helps in eliminating the root cause of pain and makes the tooth usable. There are many benefits of Root canal treatment. Most importantly, it helps in preserving your tooth. We at Gaston Dental Associates provide root canal therapy within the comfortable and safe setting of our dental office. We have well-qualified...

Can Children Be At Risk Of Periodontal Disease?

Our team hears this question a lot. While many people believe periodontal disease is an adult problem, studies have indicated that periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, as well as other serious infections such as gingivitis and periodontitis, are prevalent among kids and adolescents. First, let’s identify the differences between gingivitis, periodontitis, and periodontal disease. Gingivitis Gingivitis is a type of periodontal disease in which only your child’s gums are affected. Characterized by swollen and red gums that bleed easily, gingivitis causes an inflammation of the gums,...