Periodontitis: What is it?

Periodontitis might sound like some fancy or rare disease that you don’t have to worry about, but really anyone with poor dental hygiene is at risk. Periodontitis is a very serious infection in your gums that reaches as far down as the bone structure that holds all of your teeth. As it progresses, it damages […]

Periodontal Dentistry: New Fairfield Practice Explains Risk Factors

When it comes to periodontal disease — what is commonly referred to as gum disease — New Fairfield patients should know there are several factors that contribute to one’s overall risk. Recognizing that gum disease ranges from simple red or inflamed tissues to tooth loss and internal bone damage, knowing those risk factors can mean […]