Category Archives: bleeding gums

Some Medications Can Affect Your Oral Health

Many medications—both those prescribed by your doctor and the ones you buy on your own—can affect your oral health. Please be sure to let Dr. Angell and the hygienists at Angell’s Dentistry know about any medications you are taking, especially … Continue reading

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Common Dental Health Issues During Menopause

While hot flashes and mood swings may be the most recognizable symptoms of menopause, you should also be aware of other menopause-related issues, such as the following, that can affect your dental health: Bone loss and osteoporosis—As a woman’s estrogen … Continue reading

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Use Toothpicks with Care

Did you know that toothpicks date back to 3,500 B.C. when they were part of the earliest known oral hygiene kit found at the Ningal Temple in Ur? Fast forward to 536 B.C. when the Chinese army mandated the use … Continue reading

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Brushing Too Hard Can Harm Your Teeth

More often than we’d like, our office sees patients who are brushing their teeth and gums so hard that they are actually doing significant damage to the periodontal tissues and bones that support the teeth. A stiff-bristled toothbrush combined with … Continue reading

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Causes of Bleeding Gums

The popular belief is that bleeding gums are normal and happen to everyone. They could be a sign of something easily correctable, such as brushing too hard or not flossing every day. Or they can be a sign that you … Continue reading

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