Glow Dental
87 Northcote Road, Battersea, London SW11 6PL
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Healthy Gums

Looking after your gums is just as important as looking after your teeth, and without routine cleaning, gum disease can occur. These are the stages of gum disease:

  • Red and swollen gums that bleed when you brush them are a sign of a type of gum disease, gingivitis.
  • If gingivitis is left untreated it can develop further into a type of infection known as periodontitis, which affects the entire area surrounding the tooth, causing discomfort and difficulty when eating.
  • Eventually this kind of infection can lead to tooth loss and may require extensive procedures to replace the missing tooth.

Fortunately, this can be avoided by attending regular check-ups and hygiene visits at the practice and maintaining a good daily hygiene routine. Brushing between the teeth, flossing and replacing your toothbrush when needed will also benefit your gum health.

Life benefits

  • Minimised risk of tooth loss.
  • Reduced risk of developing tooth decay and need for fillings.
  • Fresh breath.

Written Reviews

The best hygienist I have ever had. Thank You!! See you in 3 months – I will do all my homework – flossing etc!

Gina. May 2012

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Call: 020 7223 7096
87 Northcote Road, Battersea,
London SW11 6PL
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