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Why It's Important to Keep Your Gums Healthy

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Just like your house relies on a firm foundation, so do your teeth. Your gums are the foundation for your teeth, and if your gums are not healthy, your teeth and your oral health are at risk. Your dentist in Baton Rouge, LA shares what you can do to protect your periodontal (gum) health.

Consistent Dental Visits

When you visit your dentist every six months for cleaning and checkup appointments, it provides a great defense against issues like gum disease. We screen you for gum disease during every checkup with a thorough examination, yearly x-rays, and gum measurements. By measuring the pockets of your gums, we detect any problems early ...

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