Dentist North Balwyn Melbourne: Cosmetic and General Dentist - North Balwyn Dental
Dentist in North Balwyn, Melbourne: North Balwyn Dental are located in Melbourne, Victoria (VIC). Our dentists provide cosmetic dentistry, tooth whitening, crowns and bridges and veneers. Dentist in North Balwyn, Melbourne specialises in cosmetic, preventive and general dentistry. Dr Shawn Rama is a cosmetic and general dentist in North Balwyn, Melbourne. Dentist in North Balwyn in Melbourne welcomes new patients to discuss cosmetic and general treatment options. Dental articles on cosmetic and general dental treatments in North Balwyn, Melbourne. Cosmetic dentist in North Balwyn, Melbourne provides special offers on cosmetic treatments. General and cosmetic dentist is located in North Balwyn in Melbourne. Contact cosmetic dentist in North Balwyn, Melbourne, book an appointment online or view payment options and operating hours.
 


What you need to know about Smoking and Gum Disease
  Smoking has a detrimental affect on your general health; however, the impact on your gums can be equally as damaging. Smoking has been clinically proven to accelerate Gum Disease - which is the most common cause of tooth loss in adults.

Smoking causes nicotine and tar to build up on the tooth surface and under the gum line. This in turn initiates several potentially destructive occurrences within the mouth. These actions include;

1. The tooth surface becomes rough - which then attracts plaque and scale deposits.

2. Capillaries constrict - which limits blood and oxygen supply to the gum and bone.

3. The body's natural immune defense against bacteria is impaired.

4. The Fibrous cells, which directly hold the teeth to the bone, are damaged.

Gum Disease is caused by the build up of plaque and scale. Over years of smoking, the deposits of plaque and scale under the gum cause gums and bone to recede from teeth. The teeth then loosen and become tender to bite on. If Gum Disease is not treated, tooth loss may result.

Gum Disease can be diagnosed during a routine oral examination with us. If you are a smoker, it is necessary to have your teeth thoroughly cleaned above and below the gum line by a dentist every six months. Contact us today and we will help you recapture your dental health and general well-being.

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