Category Archives: Gingivitis

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We Need a Smokey the Bear of Gum Disease

Everyone knows Smokey the Bear, that staple of the Advertising Bureau who reminds us dopey humans not to do dopey stuff such as lighting forests on fire. As dentists, the team at Gentle Dental is at this moment voting for an advocate to prevent gum disease. How about Pinky the Gum? Anyone? Bueller? OK, it […]

Gingivitis — Beyond Don Draper

In Edison, we’re pretty close to the advertising hub of Madison Avenue in Manhattan. When it comes right down to it, we’re all victims of advertising anyway. A case in point is the word “gingivitis.” Anyone with a TV has heard that word, not from their enlightened knowledge of dentistry, but from Listerine TV commercials. […]

Gingivitis Isn’t Just a Madison Avenue Thing

People in New Jersey are just naturally skeptical. Maybe it’s our relative proximity to the advertising world of Madison Avenue in Manhattan. Still, like everyone else, we’re bombarded with advertising messages and some of them soak in. That’s true of the word gingivitis. Most of us have heard the term, but it’s not because of […]

Periodontal Disease 101

Don’t underestimate your gums. Sure they may look pink and soft like a wad of Double Bubble. Sure you can make them bleed sometimes when you floss. But deep down they are strong. Their job, after all, is to be the bodyguard for the roots of your teeth. But prevention is key with your gums. […]

What’s the Deal with Gingivitis?

Gingivitis. Everyone has heard the word. That’s not probably due to their extensive knowledge of dental issues, however. It’s probably more a factor of the size of the yearly Listerine ad budget. After all, the word gingivitis sounds ominous, an ad copywriter’s dream. And if Listerine helps fight it, oooooooh, I need some! But what […]

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