Gingivitis is the mildest form of gum disease. Frequently progressing to periodontitis, gingivitis is prevented by good oral hygiene practices and routine dental exams and cleanings.
Dr. Joshua Holcomb, Collierville dentist, examines his patients for signs of gum disease and offers preventive services and periodontal disease therapy to halt it.
When ignored, gum disease leads to tooth mobility and loss and also gum and jawbone recession. Researchers link gum disease to serious medical problems throughout the body as well. (more…)
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As spring nears, we prepare for the season of renewal and new beginnings — and most of us celebrate with a thorough house cleaning. This year, why don’t you give your mouth the same treatment? If you’re one of the 75 percent of Americans who suffer from gum disease, chances are good your teeth need a deep cleaning. Your dentist in Collierville, Dr. Holcomb, is here with more on the practice and why you should take advantage for a healthier mouth.
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