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What Do Bloody Gums Mean?

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Bloody Gums are Often a Sign of a Larger Issue Caring for your teeth and practicing proper oral hygiene is crucial to the overall health of your teeth, gums, and mouth. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing daily are two ways to keep your mouth healthy. Whenever you do not take proper care of your oral …

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How Smoking Affects Your Mouth

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Smoking’s Effect On Your Mouth Should Not Be Overlooked Smoking’s effect in developing cardiovascular disease and lung cancer has become well documented over the years. However, how smoking affects your mouth is a much less talked about issue, yet one that is just as serious. The effect smoking has on your mouth has become an increasingly popular topic over the …

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Facts About Gum Disease

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Did you know that over 80% of the adult population experience some variation or level of gum disease? With periodontal disease, or gum disease, being so common and risky, it is extremely important to have a good understanding of the condition yet many people do not. What is gum disease? Periodontal diseases affect the gums and surrounding tissues of the …

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My gums bleed! What should I do?

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One of the first signs of gingivitis may be gum bleeding. When you suspect you may have gingivitis, it is a good idea to visit a dentist. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, we specialize in all of your gum bleeding needs! Many people may notice a bit of pink while brushing your teeth. Some …