Link Between Osteoporosis in Menopause and Gum Disease

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Bone loss is a common occurrence for women going through menopause. At the same time, many women can develop gum problems as they get older. New research shows that these two conditions are very much interconnected. Understanding how they influence one another can help women protect their oral and overall health as they enter their…

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Going Thru Menopause? Check With Your Dentist

Menopause can be a time of tremendous anxiety for many women. As their bodies change and hormone levels rise and fall during menopause, there can be some unforeseen consequences. Many women only notice the outward changes that occur to their bodies but fail to look internally especially the changes that can occur in the mouth.…

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Periodontal Disease in Women

Recent studies have shown an increased risk for periodontal disease in women. Why are women more prone to the disease, and what can be done to help decrease the risks? While there are many risk factors, which seem to be more prevalent? Female hormones seem to be the main risk factor.  The study done at…

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