Gum infection treatment: How do I know when it is urgent?

Gum infection treatment: How do I know when it is urgent?

Did you know that gums can get infected by bacteria that is left on the teeth and gums due to poor oral hygiene? This lease to two main classes of gum disease, gingivitis and periodontitis. When should we seek treatment and how do we know when urgent treatment is...
5 reasons to say no to sugar from daddy this christmas

5 reasons to say no to sugar from daddy this christmas

Father Christmas would be somewhat of a controversial figure these days. In this age of health and wellness, Daddy Nicholas would be classified as an “overweight endomorph”. If he were to walk into any clinic without his Christmas garb, he would have to be screened...
Brush your bleeding gums away!

Brush your bleeding gums away!

Yes, I know it is ABSOLUTELY counter-intuitive, but you sooo need to brush those parts of your gums that bleed. When I tell my patients or friends that they need to brush their gums, their reaction usually goes along the lines of, “Must brush gums one meh?” The answer...