Alison Logee RDH - Dental Hygiene Wellness Centre - is certified to dispense the Oravital® System. Oravital® is a powerful diagnostic and treatment protocol for oral infections, including gingivitis, (sensitive or bleeding gums), periodontitis, (gum disease) and halitosis, (chronic bad breath). What is Oravital®? The Oravital® System features comprehensive microbiology diagnostics and targeted topical medication, to … Continue reading Gum disease & Bad breath
Why gums bleed, in simple terminology…. a real motivator!
Every time I clean a child’s teeth, I hand them a mirror and ask them to show me where their gums are bleeding. I want to know that they know how to recognize gum disease. I remove a little bit of plaque from the teeth and explain, “This is what’s making your gums sick and … Continue reading Why gums bleed, in simple terminology…. a real motivator!
Gum disease is contagious
By Alison Logee, RDH, Ayurveda and Reiki Practitioner Bleeding, puffy gums also known as gum disease, is caused by bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria can be transferred from one mouth to another. Yes....you guessed it, from kissing. Not everyone will contract an oral bacterium in this manner because your mouth must be a “host”, … Continue reading Gum disease is contagious