Gum Disease

Periodontal Disease Is Linked To Systemic Diseases

Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss among adults. Nearly half of Americans over the age of thirty have gum disease in some form. Fortunately, it’s a treatable condition at Jurich Dental Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in San Antonio. What is gum disease? Gum disease is inflammation and infection of the soft tissue

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Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss, but it’s a treatable condition at William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio. Keeping your gums healthy is essential for your overall health, but if you need yet another reason to keep them healthy, we’ve got a doozy. Scientists have found a connection between a

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How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. Swelling occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the infection is left untreated, it can affect the bone near the teeth. The body’s immune system wants to rid

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5 Critical Things To Know About Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, typically called gum disease, is inflammation or infection of the gums. It is a leading cause of tooth loss, but it is treatable at William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in San Antonio. For the most part, periodontal disease is preventable. Yet the condition is so widespread in the

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Oral Hygiene in San Antonio For Orthodontic Patients

There is no doubt about it – it is harder to keep your teeth clean if you wear braces. It’s unfortunate when those with braces develop tooth decay while simultaneously trying to improve their smile with braces. A classic example of one step forward and two steps back. The brackets and wires on traditional metal

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Mind Your Dental Hygiene in San Antonio

There are many simple things we all can do do improve our dental health and hygiene. One is to see William J. Stewart DDS in San Antonio for a cleaning and checkup every six months. Another thing involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But, don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the

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How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

1. Which of the items below are risk factors for gum disease (periodontitis)? a. Pregnancy b. Overbite c. Diabetes d. Heredity 2. Which of the items below are possible signs of gum disease? a. Teeth that appear longer b. A change in the way dentures fit c. Bad breath d. Tender gums 3. Which of

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Tooth Brushing Basics For Healthy Smiles In San Antonio

Why should everyone in San Antonio brush at least twice a day? Let’s take a look at why this is so important.

Brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent decay.

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What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Hello San Antonio residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape.

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The William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry Guide To Preventing Gum Disease

Hearing that you have periodontal disease or “gum disease” can be upsetting. Here at William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in San Antonio, Texas, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help.

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