Category: Periodontal Disease

How is Osteoporosis and Periodontal Disease Related?

Studies claim that osteoporosis may lead to a decrease in the density of the bone in the jaw that provides a solid foundation for teeth, therefore contributing to tooth loss.

Premature Birth and Periodontal Disease

Mothers with periodontal disease have about a four-fold greater chance of having babies that are born too early and too small than do mothers without gum disease.

How can we Stop Periodontal Disease?

Proper oral examinations can reveal the early signs of gum disease – so it’s important to go for checkups on schedule.

Diabetes and Gum Pain

If you’re a diabetic, it’s important to know how gum disease directly affects your health. 

Periodontal Disease and Tobacco use

You are probably familiar with the links between tobacco use and lung disease, cancer and heart disease. But tobacco users also have a higher rate of gum disease. 

Can Periodontal Disease be prevented?

Did you know that adults past the age of 35 lose more teeth to gum diseases than from oral health issues? Gum pain and gum inflammation can be the first signs of serious gum problems that can result in tooth loss and decay. 

What is Periodontal Disease?

It’s so important to get periodontal treatment as early as possible. The sooner our team can treat the problem, the less the overall damage will be.