Every person’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are committed to oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t affect your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause problems.
The first sign of gingivitis is swollen, sore gums.
Gingivitis is the term for Stage 1 gum disease. At Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte – Dr. Christopher A. Bowman, we routinely discover gingivitis in patients who are not even aware that they have the condition.
It is important for people to understand that it is not normal for gums to bleed when they are brushed or flossed. Sore, swollen, or bleeding gums are a tip off that something is wrong.
If you haven’t had an oral examination in a while and live in the Dilworth area, call Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte – Dr. Christopher A. Bowman at 704-337-8070 .
Dr.Bowman will complete a thorough examination of your teeth and gums and take time to discuss the results and recommendations with you.
Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte – Dr. Christopher A. Bowman is a full-service dental practice at 1618 E Morehead St Ste 100 in Charlotte. We provide comprehensive general and cosmetic dentistry for patients who live in Charlotte and the nearby communities of Myers Park, Cotswold and South Park.
During your dental consultation, we can look at any cosmetic or restorative services in which you are interested. Some of the procedures that we use to obtain unforgettable smiles are porcelain veneers, orthodontics, dental implants, and tooth bleaching.
If you haven’t had your teeth cleaned in a while, we invite you to schedule a thorough cleaning. Our hygienists are skilled professionals who perform the ultimate in dental deep-cleanings.
Oral health and overall health go hand in hand. Schedule a consultation today by calling 704-337-8070 .
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