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Tailored, proactive and healthy treatment for every stage of gum disease in central HK

Biological and holistic dentist Dr. Titania Tong uses gentle and conservative treatment techniques

In its Oral Health Survey, the Hong Kong Department of Health reports 98.6 percent of adults aged 35 to 44 had bleeding gums. This is a symptom of early-stage gum disease or gingivitis. The department reports almost 40 percent of adults surveyed had pocketing around the gums, or a space between soft and hard tissues, of at least four millimetres. Healthy gums have a pocket depth of between one and two millimetres. The deeper the pocket, the more severe the gum disease. As a biological dentist, we emphasise conservative gum disease treatment in Central, HK. We encourage recall appointments, regular … Continue reading

Reasons for gum recession explained by Hong Kong Dentist

Speak to Dr. Titania Tong, Hong Kong dentist, to learn more about the reasons for gum recession.

The mere idea of pain and suffering that receding gums bring with them is enough to scare a person. You need not worry though, because like all ailments there are some good techniques that can be followed to treat receding gums at home. However, in extremely severe cases you might need to consult a dentist. The very basic and mandatory step towards improving your oral health is maintaining good oral hygiene. During a consultation with a dentist, you can find out whether further measures to improve your oral health are needed and if you should worry about gum recession. Here … Continue reading

Central Hong Kong dentist offers effective diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease

effective diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease from Dentist in Central HK

Many individuals who have gum disease are unaware of it. In fact, as much as 80% of the population may be affected by some form of the disease, whether it’s gingivitis (mild gum disease) or periodontitis (advanced gum disease). The best way to ensure that you do not develop gum disease is to maintain proper oral hygiene and regular check-ups with Dr. Titania Tong in Central Hong Kong. What is gum disease? Gum disease is an infection that impacts the oral tissues. Inside our mouths are naturally occurring bacteria. The bacteria feed on the sugars in food and drinks and … Continue reading

What patients can expect before, during, and after their gum contouring procedure

gum contouring procedure from Dentist in Central HK

Gum contouring is often done for patients who have had damage to their gum tissue or who are unhappy with the amount of gum tissue around their teeth. Patients can have this treatment performed by Dr. Titania Tong. Central, Hong Kong patients ask what they can expect before, during, and after the procedure. Before Before patients undergo gum contouring, it needs to be determined if they are appropriate candidates for the service. Appropriate candidates are individuals who have healthy mouths and are ready to make a change. Patients with “gummy smiles” or unusual gum lines often request this procedure. After … Continue reading

Gum disease treatments available at the practice of Dr. Titania Tong

practice of Dr. Titania Tong offers Gum disease treatments

Gum disease, sometimes referred to as periodontal disease, is a condition that can have a negative impact on the health of the smile. Treatments are encouraged regardless of the stage at which it has reached to bring the smile back to health and address the problem at hand. What is gum disease? Gum disease is a rapidly developing infection that can affect the gum tissue, bone, and the natural teeth. It can coincide with the development of cavities as well, which eat away at the tooth’s enamel and structure. Gum disease cannot be cured, though it can be controlled with proactive … Continue reading

Early treatment for gum disease from your dentist in Hong Kong drives the prices of dental care down

Early treatment for gum disease from Dentist in Central HK

When we brush and floss our teeth, we should see no pink. Bleeding is not a sign that we have brushed too aggressively, or that floss has somehow hit the gums wrong. “Pink in the sink” is an indicator of gum disease, plain and simple. If accompanied by chronic bad breath or tooth sensitivity, bleeding may signal that the gums are at risk of recession and more. With early treatment from your dentist in Hong Kong, it is possible to reverse the early stage of gum disease and, as a result, drive the prices of dental care down. Gum disease … Continue reading

Your treatments for gum disease are found with your dentist in Central HK

gum disease treatment from Dentist in Central HK

When you look at your mouth in the mirror, you will see your tongue, gums, teeth, and other tissues. What cannot be seen when the smile is observed are things like plaque, tiny food particles, bacteria, and moisture. These things may be invisible, but they nonetheless affect oral health. The whole purpose of brushing and flossing is to remove food debris, bacteria, and plaque from the mouth so that harmful bacteria cannot accumulate and cause dental problems. Plaque is cause for concern because this colourless, sticky substance can harden on tooth surfaces as tartar, a material that is difficult to … Continue reading

All stages of gum disease require professional care from your Central HK dentist

All stages of gum disease treatment from Dentist in Central HK

We hear a lot about gum disease, also called periodontal disease. The fact surrounding gum disease is that this progressive condition can be prevented, and even reversed if caught in the earliest stage. Dr. Titania Tong is extensively trained in the prevention of, as well as diagnosis and treatment of, the various stages of gum disease. In our office in Central HK, she performs a thorough assessment of gum health during routine exams. Stages of gum disease Gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease, is experienced when an imbalance occurs in the mouth and body. This early stage of gum disease is … Continue reading