47% of White Plains Area Adults Have Gum Disease: Are You One of Them?

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A recent CDC report provides the following data related to the prevalence of periodontitis in the U.S.: 47.2% of people aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age, 70.1% of individuals 65 years and older have periodontal disease. This condition is more common in men than women…

The Link Between Gum Disease and Viral Infections

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The COVID-19 pandemic has increased public awareness of the danger of viruses and the importance of a healthy immune system. Our Immune System Protects Against Serious Illness The variation in the seriousness of COVID-19 illness is due, in part, to the strength of natural biological defenses. Of course, you may be wondering why we’re talking…

3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

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Are you an avid flosser? Many of us periodically skip this needed habit. Studies show that around 68% of individuals report flossing at least once a week while 20% say they actually never floss. Skipping the daily flossing routine can have devastating consequences on your overall dental health and result in pricey dental work in…

You May Have Gingivitis

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Every person’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are enthusiastic about oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t influence your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause issues. The first sign of gingivitis is swollen,…

Gum Disease: A Serious Condition

One of every ten American adults is likely to get some form of gum disease by the time they’re sixty-four years old. At The Dental Design Center in White Plains NY, we provide treatment for gum disease. We take gum disease very seriously. It is a leading cause of tooth loss, and is associated with…

Bleeding Gums After Your 6-Month Cleaning?

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Regular check-ups and cleanings at The Dental Design Center in White Plains are essential for good dental health. But in some people their gums tend to bleed after a thorough cleaning, causing them concern. Is this a problem? Well, it depends. If your gums bleed for a couple days after your dental cleaning, don’t worry…

A New Reason To Eat More Fish

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This may sound like an unlikely cause and effect, but research suggests that eating fish with high levels of polyunsaturated fats can lower the risk of gum disease, a condition we see far too often at The Dental Design Center in White Plains. As you may know, gum disease is a leading cause of tooth…

How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

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Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss in adult Americans, yet many people are surprisingly under-informed about it. In this blog post from name of practice, we share some basic facts about gum disease. In its earliest and most treatable stage, gum disease is called gingivitis. The more advanced form is called periodontitis.…