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Gum Disease

The Link Between Oral Health and Overall Health

At Country Club Dentistry Dr. Strober takes your entire health into consideration, not just your oral health. He understands how your dental health affects your general health, and focuses on helping patients achieve smiles that are as healthy as they are beautiful. The benefits of good oral health extend beyond our mouths; likewise, healthy lifestyle choices have positive effects [...]

Why Your Gums Are Sore Around Dental Implants

Dental implants are the best tooth-replacement option. Nothing quite compares to them for functionality and attractiveness. In addition, they have such a high success rate that everyone should consider them as an option. But if you have dental implants and are experiencing redness around gums, sore gums, or dental implant swelling gums, it may be a sign [...]

Your Gums and Oral Health

Pursuing good oral health habits is critical to maintaining healthy gums, and healthy gums are an important aspect of your overall health. Brushing after every meal, flossing daily, and visiting the dentist regularly are the best way to prevent gum disease, an infection that can eventually destroy your gums. Gum disease therapy may be a {{{{link id='50482' text='necessary gum [...]

Seniors Shouldn’t Accept Tooth Loss as Part of Aging

We have a stereotypical image in our head of what seniors’ teeth look like: Partially or fully toothless mouths, sometimes adorned with dentures that slip out of the mouth with comedic timing, or sit on the bedside table in their glass of water. But this stereotype doesn’t have to be real. With proper oral hygiene habits and good dental [...]

Regular Marijuana Use Can Cause Gum Disease

In the discussion surrounding the legalization of marijuana, the last thing most people want to talk about is gum health. But researchers are looking into it anyway — and their findings aren’t favorable for the recently legalized recreational drug. Marijuana for medical and recreational use has been legalized in so many states, with more joining their ranks every year. [...]