25 Jan

Preventative Dentistry and Gum Disease in London

One of the biggest and possibly most dangerous problems that occur in the mouth in London is gum disease and it needs to be remedied quickly. Not only can it cause problems in the mouth such as tooth loss, it can lead to repertory, kidney, diabetes and heart problems too. The immediate solution is to seek a dentist’s advice. Gum disease is caused by a build up of plaque and so, if it can’t be removed by normal oral hygiene practices, then a regular visit to your dentist can. They will be able to check for any problems and remove any build up of tartar and plaque. They will also be able to treat any tooth decay to stop further problems arising in the future. And this is also the perfect chance for you to have your say discuss any problems that you have and take preventative steps to stop the disease in its tracks. Discuss your diet, those bad habits that you have such as smoking and learn about treatments you can do in the home. Fighting gum disease depends on good oral hygiene and it can be as simple as choosing the correct brush, paste and mouthwash, but there are some excellent inexpensive herbal remedies out there that are designed to tackle the problem head on such as Echinacea and aloe vera- simple, but extremely effective. Do your research and beat the disease.