Managing Gum Disease Could Benefit Other Conditions You May Have

Posted On May 15, 2018 @ 07:41 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Nearly half of all Americans have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Without proper daily hygiene and treatment, this aggressive disease can ultimately cause tooth loss. It also appears the effects of gum disease reach beyond the mouth, as researchers have found relationships between it and other systemic diseases.

The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Posted On Feb 16, 2014 @ 09:37 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Periodontal or gum disease is a serious condition that could lead to tooth and bone loss. Unfortunately, you may not even realize you have it — the disease in its early stages can be difficult to detect. If you know what to look for, however, a few signs can tell you something isn’t quite right

Gum Disease Treatments

Posted On Apr 20, 2012 @ 11:33 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Gum disease is a threat to your dental health. Learn more about the gum disease treatments offered at our Columbia cosmetic dentistry center.

Common Gum Problems

Posted On Feb 1, 2012 @ 01:44 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

While taking care of your teeth is very important, it’s equally important that you take good care of your gums. We’d like to take a brief moment right now to discuss the most common gum problems that people face.