Tag: Ginigivitis

How to Floss video

Flossing

Interdental cleaning like Flossing can help reduce gingivitis which is a mild gum infection, help to control dental decay on adjacent tooth surfaces and help reduce bad breath…

Gingivitis – Why you should know what this word means.

Gingivitis

What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a very common but mild form of gum disease that causes swelling of the gums. Mild gum disease occurs due to the presence of plaque in the mouth especially near the margin between the gum and the tooth. Plaque…

Diabetes and Oral Health – Advice and Tips

Diabetes

You are 3 times more likely to develop severe gum disease if you have type 2 diabetes Ireland will have 233,000 people over 20 years of age with diabetes by 2020 corresponding to a prevalence rate in the population of over 7.5%. Uncontrolled diabetes…