Gums, also known as gingiva, play a crucial role in your oral health by surrounding the necks of teeth and covering the alveolar parts of the jaws. They are an integral part of your oral anatomy and provide support and protection to your teeth and the underlying bone.
While gums are often overlooked, maintaining their health is essential for overall oral well-being. Healthy gums are typically pink, firm, and do not bleed when you brush or floss. However, gum issues can arise, leading to conditions like gingivitis and periodontitis.
To keep your gums healthy, it's essential to:
If you experience any gum-related concerns or notice changes in your gum health, don't hesitate to reach out to our experienced dental team. Call Dentists at Thickwood at (780) 790-1734 to book an appointment with Dr. Rita Patel and Dr. Helya Najafi. We are conveniently located at 201A Thickwood Blvd in Fort McMurray, AB, and we are dedicated to helping you maintain healthy gums and a beautiful smile.
Do you ever feel nervous about dentist appointments? Rest assured: we cater to nervous and anxious patients in a gentle and considerate manner. Call us now to schedule a consultation!
201A Thickwood Blvd
Fort McMurray, AB, T9H 5A9