Identifying Gum Disease

The prevalence of gum disease comes as a surprise to many. According to the CDC, nearly half of those over 30 years old have gum disease, and that number only increases as people grow older. The commonness of gum disease is even more shocking and unfortunate considering that the condition is completely avoidable. Thankfully, gum…

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Top Tips for Healthy Gums

Tips for Healthy Gums

If there was an unsung hero of the mouth, it would be the gums. The tongue has all the fun, tasting delectable delights, the teeth steal the show with their pearly white smiles, and the gums bear it all with a steadfast commitment to being the overlooked glue that keeps the whole gang together. Your…

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Facts You Didn’t Know About Gum Disease

gum disease

Also known as periodontitis, gum disease is a condition that sounds self-descriptive but often is somewhat of a mystery to the average person. Contrary to the ambiguous name, gum disease does not encompass all conditions that affect the gums; rather, it is a bacterial infection of the gums and the bone beneath them. To help…

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Pain Free Dentist

Most people have some type of fear about going to the dentist. It would nice is you could find a pain free dentist for you and your family. At the office of Dr. Matthew Wimmer we make every effort to create a relaxed and friendly environment to provide you with the best in dental care.…

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