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The Silent Signs Of Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease is a slow moving, progressive dental disease that can slowly sneak up on us. Many ignore the warning signs simply because many of them are painless. It is important to recognize these warning signs and symptoms as periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss. There are many different types of periodontal disease…Read More
Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Periodontal Disease?
Periodontal disease – is the infection and inflammation of the gums and other supporting tissues of the teeth caused by oral bacteria. While periodontal disease is considered a localized infection that affects the teeth, gums and surrounding oral tissues, it can also have dramatic negative effects on a person’s overall health. Recent research shows there…Read More
Periodontal Disease Warning Signs You Should Not Ignore
Periodontal disease is a progressive disorder that if left untreated will worsen over time. Many people simply ignore the warning signs or just do not know them. Educating yourself on the signs and symptoms of periodontal disease is a good first step to taking control of the disease and it’s progression. What Is Periodontal Disease?…Read More
May The Floss Be With You
Flossing is an important part of your dental hygiene program and should be done on a daily basis. Without flossing, you are leaving your teeth and gums vulnerable to destruction by tooth decay and periodontal disease. Walking down the drug store aisles you will see choice after choice of different types of dental floss by…Read More
Birth Control and Dental Health
Birth control is an integral part of many women’s lives. The newer method of receiving a birth control shot (DMPA) every Three (3) months versus taking a pill every day has become a convenient way of birth control for many women. Depo-Provera is the most well known and used DPMA. This contraceptive is injected into…Read More
Periodontal Disease and Bleeding Gums…Linked?
The presence of bleeding gums usually when brushing or flossing is usually a sign that you have some form of periodontal disease but it can also mean a greater risk is present. Persistent gingival bleeding can be due to something far more serious. This type of bleeding has been linked to diseases such as leukemia, blood…Read More
Smoking and Dental Health
It is estimated that well over 1 billion people in the world smoke. Many of these smokers have their health directly affected by their choice of habit. Research has shown time and again that smoking is a significant hazard to a person’s general well being but it has been less publicized the effect smoking has on a person’s…Read More
How to Treat a Dental Abscess
A dental abscess is an infection of the mouth, face, throat, or jaw that begins as a tooth infection or cavity. Generally these infections are caused by poor dental health and can be the result of lack of proper and timely dental care. A Dental abscess may also occur in people with medical conditions such as autoimmune disorders (Sjögren’s syndrome and similar conditions) or…Read More
Best Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth
Is the sipping of hot coffee or the eating of cold ice cream sometimes a painful experience for you? If your answer is YES, you may have a common problem called sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is tooth or teeth discomfort that is provoked by hot, cold, sweet, or acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air. The…Read More
Gingival Graft…What Is It?
A gingival graft is the name given for any of a number of surgical periodontal procedures whose goal is to cover an area of exposed tooth root surface with grafted oral tissue from another source. Other names for this procedure are gum graft or periodontal cosmetic surgery. Gum recession is a process in which the margin of gingival tissue…Read More