Saliva And Dental Health

Saliva And Lansdale

Today we examine the importance of your saliva. Though most people may think it’s gross, saliva is vital for dental health as well as digestion. Saliva is mostly water, but a small portion of it is made up of enzymes, antibacterial substances, mucus, and minerals. The proper pH balance of the mouth is maintained by…

How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

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Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. Swelling occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the infection is left untreated, it can affect the bone near the teeth. The body’s immune system wants to rid…

Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal Disease in Pennsylvania

Though most Pennsylvania residents are fairly health-conscious, periodontal disease is more common than you might think. At Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, we see patients with gum disease every day. Some patients don’t even know they have it until Dr. Kevin Bass and Lawrence Black diagnose it. Fortunately, it can be treated with…

Gum Disease And Tooth Loss

Categories: Gum Disease

Do you know that the most common cause of tooth loss among adults is gum disease? The good news is that gum disease is easy to treat if it’s detected in the early stages. At Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, your premier Lansdale, PA area dentist office, we offer periodontal treatment for gum disease.  Regular check-ups with your…

Five Reasons To Schedule A Dental Cleaning Today

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Sometimes life gets busy and it gets hard to keep up with all the necessary appointments. Totally understandable, but our team at Black & Bass Cosmetic and Family Dentistry in the Lansdale, Pennsylvania area cannot emphasize enough the importance of making time to get to the dentist. Regular dental check ups are important for so many reason. You should…