Information about Pregnancy and Oral Health

Whether you are thinking about pregnancy or already are, there are some critical pieces of information you will want to know about the link between pregnancy and oral health. Here are some questions and answers to illustrate: Q: What oral health problems might pregnancy cause? A: Like gestational diabetes, it somewhat common to contract gingivitis while pregnant. This is because... read more »

Gum Disease and Its Treatment

Gum disease is a condition affecting 64.7 million Americans and if left untreated, this infection of your gum tissue can result in tooth loss while increasing your risk for diabetes and heart disease. Treating gum disease is fairly simple in the early stages and is often reversible. In this stage, periodontal treatment usually includes stepping up your daily brushing and flossing... read more »

What to Do If Your Gums Are Bleeding

At DeMercy Dental, we want our patients in Roswell, Georgia, to know that the health of your gums is as vital to a healthy smile as your teeth. Were you aware that the state of your gums is a good indicator of your overall health? While the main cause of bleeding gums is the buildup of plaque at the gum line... read more »