Every person’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are devoted to oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t impact your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your gums and cause troubles.
The first sign of gingivitis is swollen, sore gums.
Gingivitis is the term for Stage 1 gum disease. At OKC Smiles, we routinely discover gingivitis in patients who are not even aware that they have the condition.
It is essential 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 signal that something is not right.
If you haven’t had an oral examination in a while and live in the Moore area, call OKC Smiles at 405-543-2690.
Dr.Stalder will complete a thorough examination of your teeth and gums and take time to discuss the results and recommendations with you.
OKC Smiles is a full-service dental practice at 930 SW 107th St in Oklahoma City. We provide comprehensive general and cosmetic dentistry for patients who live in Oklahoma City and the nearby communities of Moore, Norman, Edmond and Mustang.
During your dental consultation, we can discuss any cosmetic or restorative care in which you are interested. Some of the procedures that we use to realize beautiful 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 carry out the ultimate in dental deep-cleanings.
Oral health and overall health go hand in hand. Schedule a dental consultation today by calling 405-543-2690.
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