Posts Tagged ‘poor nutrition’
Periodontal Disease Risk Factors
Many believe that periodontal disease is a disease that is solely based on genetics. My grandparents had dentures, my parents had dentures, so will I. The truth is, that genetics plays a role, but is not a sentence for dentures. There are risks and limitations in the progression of periodontal disease… Can each patient limit…Read More
What Causes Gingivitis?
Gingivitis is simply inflammation of the gum tissue in the mouth. It is a reversible, non-destructive form of periodontal disease. While there are many causes of gingivitis, the number one cause is poor dental hygiene. Gingivitis can develop as -a side effect to medication -surges in hormones -mouth breathing -dry mouth -poor nutrition -disease state…Read More
Pregnant? What Drugs Are Safe During Pregnancy
Pregnancy can be a nervous time for many parents especially when an illness or medical emergency arises for the mother. Most moms tend to be are extremely cautious about taking any drugs during pregnancy. They are fearful of harming their baby and rightfully so. In some instances, taking medications can be helpful to both mother…Read More
Why Do My Gums Bleed?
Many people think it is okay for some gum bleeding during brushing or flossing but that is simply not true. Bleeding gums equal unhealthy gums. Periodontal disease can creep up silently attacking your gums and bone in your mouth. This is especially important with recent studies showing periodontal disease being linked to systemic diseases like…Read More
New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthy Smile!
The new year is fast approaching and it may be time to start thinking about what your New Year’s resolutions should be. These usually include losing weight, striving for a better job, or maybe even just being a better friend or partner. Many people also set new goals for leading a healthier life going forward.…Read More