Risk Factors For Gum Disease

Gum disease is extremely common in American adults, but not many are aware of what puts them at risk of developing it. Everything from tobacco consumption to poor diet to hormone changes can increase your chances of developing gum disease. Here are a few of those risk...

Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease is caused by the bacteria in plaque. While good oral hygiene helps prevent gum disease from developing, it is still important to know the four stages of gum disease: gingivitis, mild periodontitis, moderate periodontitis, and severe periodontitis. Patients...

The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

In 2012, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a study that found almost half of American adults aged 30 or older (approximately 64.7 million people) have some form of gum disease. For adults 65 and older, the percentage of adults with gum disease...

The Best Teeth Whitening Options

Everyone wants white teeth. There are thousands of products on the market claiming to produce fabulous results. It’s no surprise that many of them do not live up to their claims. At Huntingdon Valley Dental Arts, we find that KöR Whitening provides our patients with...