Gum Health

risk factors for gum disease

14 Dec 7 Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Have you ever wondered if you were at risk for gum disease? Most people probably don’t spend much time thinking about it, but there’s a chance you have one or more risk factors that could increase your chances of developing gum (periodontal) disease. The good...

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hormones and dental health

01 Aug Women and Dental Health

National Women’s Health Week is observed every year in May—but at Prescott Dentistry, we think anytime is a good time to talk about women’s dental health. Women have specific oral health concerns, generally related to the effects of hormones. Here are some of the factors...

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27 Jan 5 Signs of Gum Disease

When we think of dental health, most of us probably think only about the teeth. Yet gum disease is very common—nearly half of American adults suffer from this condition. Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease that can progress into periodontitis, a serious condition....

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