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We are excited to announce our eighth annual SmileCOS Free Dental Day on 11/03/23!

This event is the highlight of our year. It is a way for us to say thank you to the Colorado Springs community as well as make a positive difference in the lives of others.

We are accepting nominations now so please fill out this Nomination Form and tell us who and why we could serve with the benefit of Free Dental Care.

Please hurry though as this is a scheduled Dental Day and availablity is limited.

Note that this will not be first come first serve, it will be scheduled in advance. If you miss scheduling we will have a short call list for any cancellations day of.

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Reasons Why I Need To Take Gum Infections Seriously

Posted on 6/20/2022 by SmileCOS Dentistry
Reasons Why I Need To Take Gum Infections SeriouslyWhen bleeding gums aren't treated, they can lead to gingivitis, which leads to periodontitis, a long-term gum disease that damages the tissues and bones that support the teeth. Periodontitis is a disease that leads to gums inflammation and infection, and tooth-root deterioration. Loose or separated teeth, foul breath, terrible taste in the mouth, changes in how the teeth fit together, and red, swollen, sensitive gums are all symptoms of gum disease. If the condition is not addressed, patients may lose all of their teeth.

Bleeding gum can be a sign of diabetes.

Gum bleeding or swelling may suggest diabetes type 1 or type 2. You're more likely to get infections like gum disease since your mouth isn't as good at fighting germs when you have diabetes. Diabetes makes it harder for your body to heal, making gum disease worse.

It is a symptom of hormonal fluctuations.

Gums become more sensitive due to hormonal changes such as pregnancy, adolescence, menopause, and monthly menstruation in women, making gingivitis more likely to develop. You should seek medical attention at our medical centers for further diagnosis if you exhibit said symptoms.


Diseases that influence the immune system, such as cancer or HIV, might impair the health of your gums. Patients with such diseases are more likely to acquire contagions, such as periodontal disease and cavities since diabetes inhibits the ability of the body to use blood sugar.

Lack of vitamin k

You may have insufficient vitamin K if you have bleeding from your gums. Vitamin K aids in the normal clotting of your blood. It's also beneficial to your bones. Consequently, it may result in extreme bleeding problems.

At our offices, we ensure our patients are well examined on their vitamin K levels in their body and the necessary intervention undertaken. Contact us to book your consultation and enjoy various quality medical services.
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