Marijuana: Surprising Impact On Dental Health

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Marijuana, also commonly known as cannabis, has gained increased media attention in recent years. This is mostly due to its changing legal status in many states across the United States. While its effects on physical and mental health have been widely researched. discussed and debated, there is one area that is often overlooked – dental…

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Periogen: A Game-Changer in Combatting Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, is a widespread oral health issue affecting millions worldwide. It ranges from mild gum inflammation (gingivitis) to severe infections that can lead to tooth loss (periodontitis). In this article, we’ll explore the significance of periodontal disease, its causes, and the groundbreaking solution offered by Periogen, a revolutionary product…

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Ginigivitis Or Periodontitis?

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These two gum conditions are often confused, but it’s essential to understand their differences because they have different symptoms, causes, and treatment approaches. Gingivitis is the earliest and mildest form of gum disease. It’s a reversible condition that causes inflammation of the gums due to plaque buildup on teeth. Symptoms include redness, swelling, and bleeding…

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Are You At Risk For Periodontal Disease?

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There is a common belief that periodontal disease is purely genetic, with many assuming that if their parents or grandparents had dentures, they would inevitably lose their teeth. While genetics does play a role, it is not a definitive predictor of dental health. Rather, the progression of periodontal disease is influenced by various risks and…

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What Is Full Periodontal Charting?

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  Periodontal charting is a routine part of your dental health. Maintaining these periodontal records helps your dentist to track the progression and treatment of gum disease. Gum disease in its earliest form can be reversible. However, once it progresses, bone loss and gum recession will occur. Periodontal screening monitors your gum and bone health…

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Do You Need To Floss?

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To Floss Or Not To Floss, the age old question. Flossing is necessary to maintain optimal dental health. Flossing at least once a day helps remove the sticky layer (plaque) that develops along our gum line and between teeth. This dental plaque when allowed to build up will eventually irritate your gum tissues and give…

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Can Periodontal Disease Affect Blood Pressure?

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  Periodontal disease is a slow, progressive disease that affects the teeth, gums, and surrounding bone structure. As periodontal disease advances it can lead to tooth loss but recent studies have linked it to issues that can be much more sinister to your overall health. In recent years periodontal disease has been linked to heart…

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Periodontal Disease Treatment With OralDNA Testing

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Dentistry is not a one size fits all type of medicine. Dentistry is a very personalized treatment for our dental health. This includes treatment and management of periodontal disease. DNA testing is all the craze with companies like 23andMe. But did you know you can use DNA testing for oral diseases as well? The company…

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Is Gingivitis Curable?

Is Gingivitis Curable? Gingivitis is simply inflammation of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth. Ginigivitis especially in its earliest form is painless with mild symptoms. This causes many to be unaware that they are in the midst of the first stage of periodontal disease. If gingivitis is left untreated it can progress to more advanced…

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Common Questions About Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a progressive condition that should be treated immediately. Below you will find some common questions patients ask about periodontal disease. What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is classified as an infection of the soft and hard tissues supporting your teeth. Periodontal disease is caused when plaque begins to build up on the…

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