Category Archives: Periodontal Disease


How a high-sugar diet impacts the teeth and gums

While you were growing up, you probably heard repeatedly from adults that “sugar will rot your teeth.” Even though sugar is one of the leading causes of cavities, it doesn’t actually rot the teeth when you consume a single candy bar. However, it is important to know the effects sugar can have on the teeth […]


The importance of dental health for men

Periodontal disease, an infection that starts in the mouth and can cause the loss of bone, soft tissues, and teeth, is a condition that cannot be cured, only controlled. However, it has been found that periodontal disease is found in more men than women, making it an area of dental health that needs to be […]


How Perioprotect Can Help Manage Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection that can greatly impair the health and function of a smile. Untreated, it can lead to the loss of bone, soft tissues, and even adult teeth. Dr. Paul Covell of Pasadena, TX is a dental provider who urges patients to get a proper diagnosis and […]


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How Can I Prevent Gum Disease?

If you’ve looked in the mirror lately and have been surprised by what you see on your teeth, it could be the beginnings of gum disease. Periodontitis is a serious infection that damages the gums and leads to depletion of the underlying bone that your teeth sit in. Periodontitis can even cause your teeth to […]


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Tackling Gum Disease Head On 

Gum disease (or periodontal disease) is the result of bacteria and plaque buildup that causes your gums to become inflamed and infected. Plaque can be eliminated with regular brushing and flossing, but if it isn’t removed, it gets hard and becomes tartar. When bacteria and tartar develop around or under the gum line, periodontal disease […]


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