Category Archives: Gum Disease

Your Mouth: The Gateway to Your Body

Maintaining good oral health habits throughout our lifetime is vitally important because unhealthy bacteria in the mouth not only can harm your teeth and gums but may be associated with serious medical conditions. Research has shown that infections in the … Continue reading

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body Training

Our hygiene staff completed an evolutionary hygiene training at the office this past April. Why did we do this?…because bleeding gums (gum disease) is a trigger for heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cancer, arthritis, and preterm birth (those are just … Continue reading

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Gum Disease and Our Health

Research says that people with periodontal disease (gum disease) are at higher risk for developing heart disease, stroke, uncontrolled diabetes, pre-term births and respiratory disease. This emphasizes the need for proper brushing, flossing and regular checkups with your dentist.

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