Archives by Tag 'gum tissue'

Risks of Periodontal Disease Increase with Menopause

Bad Breath

02/24/2010
Women who are menopausal or post-menopausal may experience discomfort in the mouth, including pain and burning sensations in the gum tissue, altered taste and dry mouth. These changes are attributed to hormonal changes and can make a woman more susceptible to periodontal disease. Talk to your periodontist about any of more...

What to Do About a “Gummy” Smile

cosmetic dentistry, smile design

02/05/2010
When some people smile, an inordinate amount of gum tissue shows above their upper teeth. Labeled with having a “gummy” smile, they can feel a lack of self-confidence that actually inhibits how often or even if they smile. If this describes you or someone you know, there is hope! Like more...