My Gums Are Bleeding – What Does That Mean?

Bleeding gums are a relatively common complaint and one that we often see here at Hartley. What Causes Bleeding Gums? Gum disease is the main cause of bleeding gums, the severity of which will vary depending on the person. Gum disease is inflammation of the gums, which if not treated early and effectively, leads to receding gums and a weakening …

Dental emergency treatment

Dental pain is an emergency

Dental pain is an emergency   Of all the aspects of dentistry, pain is never far from people’s thoughts. I’ve heard it said a few times that ‘to suffer is to be human’, but for all the world I can’t think of anything more inhuman than dental pain. On the other hand, it is just when people are in that …