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Why Gum Disease Requires a Deep Clean

Dr Devine Gum Disease

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults in the U.S. According to the CDC, most men and women have some form of gum disease that can cause future oral health damage or tooth loss. The severity of gum disease varies for each patient from mild to advanced conditions and will only increase in severity if it is not treated. Since February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, Devine Dentistry of Nashville has brought you a few tips on what causes gum disease and why it requires …

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7 Potential reasons why your Gums Bleed

Dr Devine Gum Disease

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN Experiencing pink in the sink when brushing your teeth can be unnerving, even though seeing blood mixed with saliva when spitting is quite common. However, just because it’s common doesn’t mean it’s normal. Bleeding gums are a sign of something more serious, and ignoring it could lead to extensive damage to your oral health. Today on the blog, we are discussing seven potential reasons why your gums bleed and what you can do about it. You’re brushing too hard Have you ever noticed how you brush your teeth? If …

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The Disturbing Facts about Gum Disease

Dr Devine Gum Disease

Serving Brentwood, Belle Meade and Green Hills Areas of Nashville TN You may be a health-conscious person, but are you as scrupulous about your dental health as you are about your overall wellness? This isn’t the case for most people, as gum disease is one of the most widespread chronic diseases in America. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in the country. It’s also widespread, affecting half of all Americans over the age of 30, based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Family dentists in the …