Gingivitis is the first level of gum disease, and it is something that most people have to deal with. While hearing that you have gum disease is scary, it is essential to understand the different levels of this condition. On its own, gingivitis is not dangerous, but it can become hazardous if it is not […]Read More
Treating Gum Disease
Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is an easily reversible gum disease that can affect you at any point in your life, and it’s not alway reflective of poor hygiene habits. When gingivitis worsens, it becomes periodontitis and is more difficult to treat. Dr. Fiss uses laser therapy to treat patients with advanced forms of […]Read More
What Causes Bleeding Gums?
In most cases, gums bleed because bacteria has set in and caused an infection known as gingivitis, or gum disease. According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) about half of Americans older than 30 have it. The disease is typically caused by poor oral hygiene. When plaque is not adequately removed from the teeth […]Read More