Orthodontic treatment has come a long way since its beginnings. Modern braces are more comfortable and effective than ever. Couple this with the experience, knowledge and training of a professional orthodontist, and you have a comfortable orthodontic experience. However, despite advancements in technology and training, braces wearers still face some added oral health problems.
A form of periodontal disease, gingivitis is a result of the buildup of plaque and tartar on the teeth. Left untreated, this buildup eventually irritates the gum tissue and leads to inflammation. Common symptoms of gingivitis include …