Gum Disease

General & Cosmetic Dentist serving Hoboken, Jersey City & Hudson County areas of New Jersey

Posted: February 03, 2022

Gum disease has been linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular issues such as heart attack and stroke. While the exact link has yet to be discovered, it is suspected that this has something to do with inflammation caused by bacterial infection of the gums, though there is no... Read More

Posted: October 07, 2021

It’s National Dental Hygiene Month, a great time to seriously consider how well you are taking care of your teeth and gums.

Having a healthy mouth is important for several reasons, not the least of which is aesthetics... Read More

Posted: February 19, 2016

Gum disease is often painless and progresses very gradually so many people don’t even realize they have a problem until it is in the advanced stages. However, gum disease can pose a very real threat to your oral health and even put you at risk for other serious health... Read More

Posted: December 28, 2015

Stress impacts your body and health in many ways. It can prevent you from getting a restful night's sleep, lead to weight gain, cause you to go prematurely grey, and create many other issues which are detrimental to your life. But did you know that stress can also impact your teeth and gums?... Read More

Posted: June 04, 2015

There are a variety of options when it comes to treating gum disease. The right treatment will depend on your overall health, the extent of the gum disease, and how you have responded to earlier treatments.  Dr. Frank can perform... Read More

Posted: March 24, 2015

Flossing is an important part of your daily oral hygiene routine, helping you eliminate plaque that can eventually lead to gum disease. Unfortunately, many people don't floss as often as they should, often because they find the task of flossing to be a challenge. There... Read More

Posted: February 27, 2015

Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease. It occurs when plaque builds up on your teeth and gums, causing your gums to become inflamed. The condition is most commonly caused by poor oral hygiene practices that allow this plaque to build up.

Common... Read More

Posted: November 26, 2014

Gum disease is not something that should be ignored. Also commonly referred to as periodontal disease, this is a condition that is serious and can eventually lead to tooth loss if not treated. There are two stages of gum disease, and it’s important to catch the... Read More

Posted: August 29, 2014

Gum disease is one of the most common oral health conditions impacting Americans. It’s important to be aware of the symptoms of gum disease in order to catch the condition early. Once gum disease reaches the advanced stage of periodontitis, you may run the risk of... Read More

Posted: March 12, 2014

One of the many reasons you should see a dentist twice a year is to check for the presence of gum disease. Gum disease can manifest as gingivitis or as periodontitis. While gingivitis often responds to improved oral health habits, advanced forms of gum disease such as... Read More

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