Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Gum Disease: Gum disease is common in people all around the world.In fact most of the people are said to suffer from gum disease at some point of their lives.This can range from simple gum inflammation to periodontitis where teeth are lost. What causes Gum disease? Gum disease is caused by bacteria found in plaque and tartar. Plaque is a thin film that forms on the teeth and is mostly comprised of bacteria, mucus, food, and other particles. As plaque advances, it hardens into tartar, which gives a home to…

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Wisdom teeth

What is wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth medically called as third molars are the last permanent teeth which are grown¬† at the back of the mouth.They are formed when a person reaches his/her teens(i.e:17 to 25 years). Wisdom teeth are not a problem when they are properly aligned and grown completely,but in most of the cases they are misaligned and required removal. What causes impact on wisdom teeth? In most cases when a person reaches his/her teens he is left out with very minimal space in mouth to accommodate wisdom teeth.Due…

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