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Eatonville Dental- Measuring the Gums

Whether you are a new patient at Eatonville Dental or you are in for your routine dental cleaning, you may hear your dentist or dental hygienist say, “today we will be measuring your gums.” This means that he or she is measuring the depth of the space between your tooth and gum. In dental terms,…

ANUG: Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis

ANUG In today’s busy world, many people are under a lot of stress, some even have acute anxiety. Under these conditions there is a predisposition for developing an oral condition called Acute Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis (ANUG), more commonly known as “trench mouth” for its common occurrence among soldiers in the trenches during World War I….