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Gum Irritation and Teeth Whitening

Gum irritation is a common side effect during a tooth whitening treatment. While it’s usually mild and rarely causes serious discomfort, there are steps you can take to prevent gum irritation during the whitening process. To prevent gum irritation: Follow the instructions carefully on all over-the-counter whitening systems. Avoid having whitening gels, strips or paint-on […]

What is Gum (Periodontal) Disease?

Gum disease is a serious dental health issue that can affect your general overall health. According to the ADA it is estimated that three out of four adults over 35 have periodontal disease. The ADA recommends that you visit a dentist immediately if you notice the following warning signs: Gums that bleed when you brush […]