Will A Cleaning Prevent Gum Disease?

We recently talked about the dental checkup, a routine exam that allows us to monitor your smile and watch for the earliest signs of trouble, treating issues before they threaten health and stability. In the same visit, we also clean your teeth. Your may be surprised to find out just how vital a routine cleaning from your Astoria, NY, dentist is for avoiding gum disease and other complications!

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How Do I Keep My Smile Free Of Periodontal Disease?

Did you know that periodontal disease impacts millions of smiles in the United States? In fact, studies from the Centers for Disease Control show that 50% of adults over 30 suffer from some form of this serious oral health concern. In today’s blog, your Astoria, NY, dentist talks about what you can do to protect your smile and avoid serious complications, including adult tooth loss!

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