Gum Disease

Does Gum Disease Affect My Heart Health?

Does Gum Disease Affect My Heart Health?
A dentist can tell a lot about a person’s overall health by observing the condition of the teeth and gums. When a patient visits a dentist and reveals signs of gum disease the dentist can also recommend a visit to a primary care physician or another medical practitioner […]

Is Gum Infection Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a modern-day epidemic that has destroyed countless lives and families all across the globe. The condition is a progressive brain disorder that slowly, over time, decreases a person’s capacity for memory and thinking skills. In the final stages of the disease, even the most basic tasks become impossible.

Scientists and researchers have […]

What Causes Gum Recession?

Gum recession can become a serious problem, and even people who don’t have significant dental health woes will eventually experience it. Some level of gum recession is normal with age. In fact, that’s where the phrase “long in the tooth,” used to describe an older person, comes from!

Your gums, also known as periodontal tissue, […]

Treat Periodontal Disease in One to Two Visits

Periodontal disease – commonly called gum disease – is one of the most serious threats to dental health. Gum disease is a bacterial infection in the gum tissue that supports the teeth and, left untreated, the infection can spread to the jawbone itself.

Healthy gums are essential to healthy teeth. They maintain the supply of blood to the […]

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What Causes Chronic Gum Disease?

Gum disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss. In simplest terms, gum disease refers to inflamed and infected gum tissue. As oral health affects overall health, the condition and health of the gums are also good indicators of general health in other areas of the body.
Dr. Dale Brant of Ingenious Dentistry […]

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