What You Need to Know About Symptoms of Gum Disease

Have you begun to show any signs of gum disease? Gum disease, also frequently referred to as periodontal disease, is a condition in which you have bleeding gums that will need to be properly treated. Even if you aren't showing any signs of bleeding gums, and have an infection with your gum tissue, it is important to look for any... read more »

Gingivitis Fundamentals

If you fail to take care of your oral health, you might start to develop a serious medical condition called gum disease. The first stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. Here are some important facts to know. - Poor oral health habits such as smoking or chewing tobacco, neglecting brushing or flossing, and eating lots of sugary foods can... read more »

A Loose Bridge Needs Professional Care

When your dental bridge was installed at Steele Dentistry, it was secured in your mouth with a very strong dental adhesive. While this is intended to create a very strong bond with the two anchoring abutments, there are still things that can loosen the connection. This could come in the form of an oral trauma or a dental accident as... read more »

What You Should Know About Bleeding Gums

Have you ever heard that red, swollen, or bleeding gums should be a normal part of your dental hygiene routine? In reality, these issues aren’t normal and should be addressed quickly. Still, do you know what you might be able to do to avoid or treat these problems? You see, swollen gums may actually be an indicator of gingivitis. Fortunately,... read more »