Menu
MENU

Five Habits that Hurt Your Gums [infographic]

Same Day Smile 3 | Edgewood Dental Care - Edgewood, KY

If you like your teeth (and want to keep them for life), you need to take good care of your gums. Gum disease is the #1 reason for tooth loss in adults. Even more concerning, research has shown it to be closely associated with several serious systemic problems including heart disease and diabetes.

If you engage in any of the following habits, you may be putting yourself at risk for periodontal disease. So put an end to them and make sure you’re taking good care of your gums. Practice excellent oral hygiene at home and come to Edgewood Dental Care every six months for a cleaning and exam. Request an appointment online or call our Edgewood, KY office at 859-474-7830.

Call Today To Schedule Your Appointment!

By your age, it’s not uncommon to have a chipped, cracked, or otherwise weak tooth. Between sports injuries and just normal “wear and tear”, you can have damaged teeth even if they do not bother you. But that’s the ...

For better or worse, the term “fake news” is common these days. Because anyone can say whatever they want online, there can be a lot of confusion over how to stay healthy. Low-fat or keto? Does a glass of wine help or hurt? ...

The older you get, the more you need a good night’s sleep. When you were a teen, you could stay up all night and still function the next day. But now? You could be a zombie if you tried that. This is why sleep apnea is such ...