you would like to reduce your risk of developing gum disease,
the most important thing to do is to develop good oral-hygiene
habits. Also, make sure to schedule regular checkups so that
your dentist can check for early signs of gum disease. We can
work closely with your regular dentist to ensure proper treatment
or you can contact us directly without the need for a dental
are a few tips to help you prevent gum disease:
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your teeth at least twice a day with a flouride toothpaste. Always
use a soft bristled tooth brush with ends rounded or polished.
Place the bristles (where tooth and gum meet) at a 45 degree
angle, then move the brush. DON'T FORGET TO BRUSH YOUR TONGUE!!
- To remove
plaque from above or below the gumline and from between teeth,
floss daily. If you have bridges or dentures, make sure you clean
around them and supporting teeth.
Right! The proper nutrients can help you maintain healthy gums
and bones and fight infections.
starchy or sugary foods which increase plaque buildup.
cigarettes and other forms of tobaacco.
grinding or clenching your teeth.
M. Weil, D.M.D.
240 Park Avenue, W. Newell Entrance
Rutherford, New Jersey 07070
Tel: (201) 460-1333 | Fax: (201) 460-0117