With Early Detection, Gingivitis Can Be Treated

Gum disease is a shockingly prevalent oral health problem afflicting an estimated 47% of the American population over the age of 30. This needless condition is often the result of poor oral hygiene and a failure to attend your regular dental checkups. This can leave plaque and other bacterial deposits on your teeth. In time, they could harden into dangerous... read more »

How We Can Help If You Have Periodontitis

At Lakeview Dental Care located in Battle Creek, Michigan, Dr. Chilimigras and our team offer periodontal treatment for our patients who have gum disease. This is important, because if gingivitis--a mild form of gum disease--is left untreated, it can progress into periodontitis. While improved oral hygiene can often restore gum health while in the mild stage, once it advances it is much... read more »

Why Your Gums Bleed

Many people suffer from bleeding gums, but most of them overlook it. Overlooking your bleeding gums is the worst thing you can do, and it’s best to pinpoint the problem and treat it as soon as possible. To help you recognize the cause of your bleeding gums, we have provided the following situations that can be involved with bleeding gums:... read more »