The Answers to Questions About Gum Tissues

Do you have questions about your gum tissues? If so, our dentist, Dr. Henry Espinosa, is happy to help you find the answers you need. The more you know about your gum tissues, the better. In fact, knowing all about your gum tissues can help you keep them in tip-top shape. So, to help you,… Read more »

Recognizing the Emergence of Gingivitis

Do you have teeth that feel sensitive or gums that are red, inflamed or swollen gums, as well as chronic bad breath, you could have gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease. Gingivitis is a common but serious oral condition, and it’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms to receive treatment. Gingivitis can… Read more »

The Treatments That Can Help With Gum Disease

Do you have gum disease? If so, it’s very important to treat it as soon as possible. If you delay treatment, the disease can worsen, spread and destroy your entire smile. You don’t want that, do you? So, make sure to treat your gum disease immediately. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that can help… Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Practices Can Lead to Gingivitis Problems

Consistent oral hygiene habits are essential for maintaining strong teeth and healthy gums. Your daily routine needs to include brushing your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and a toothpaste that has earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance. You also need to remember to floss between each of your teeth… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Periodontics

Are you familiar with the different aspects of periodontal care? Periodontics is a field of dentistry that is designed to focus on gum tissue infections and other issues and diseases associated with your gums. Periodontists make sure that any issues that you have with your gums are treated and maintained so that your gums and… Read more »

Don’t Let Gum Disease Form Pockets in Your Smile; Try Scaling and Root Planing

the office of Dr. Henry Espinosa is pleased to offer a variety of treatments for gum disease, including scaling and root planing, a deep cleaning procedure to counteract gum recession. If you have gum recession as a result of gum disease, consider receiving scaling and root planing to repair your smile. Gum disease affects the… Read more »

What Are Your Treatment Options for Gingivitis and Periodontitis?

If you think you’re a victim of gum disease, then it’s important to call the office of Dr. Henry Espinosa and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Henry Espinosa. Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that has two stages. The first stage is gingivitis and the second stage is periodontitis. There… Read more »

A Secret to Oral Health Success: Gum Disease Treatments

  In order to ensure your smile remains safe, it is important to always look for any symptoms or signs of damage to not only your teeth but your gums as well. One highly debilitating disease that can often arise and progress over a period of many years has periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, also called… Read more »

All About Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

  Are you aware of the risk factors for gum disease? Numerous risk factors exist in your life that could be contributing to the presence of gum tissue infection. However, not all of them are preventable as some may be linked to issues outside of your control. Nonetheless, it is always important to have a… Read more »

Information on the Treatment of Gingivitis

The earliest stage of gum disease is gingivitis, which often develops from the presence of hardened tartar on your gum line. The bacteria in tartar can lead to the sensitive gum tissues becoming inflamed and cause symptoms such as persistent bad breath and gums that bleed too easily. According to the American Dental Association, about… Read more »