Archive for the ‘ Gum Disease ’ Category
8 Signs You May Be at Greater Risk for Periodontal (Gum) Disease
Gum disease is one of the most pervasive health issues (impacting 75% of patients over the age of 35!), yet many people don’t even realize they are at risk. Unfortunately, gum disease can have a serious impact on your overall health, as it can lead to heart and respiratory disease, stroke, complications with pregnancy and […]
The Three Stages of Gum Disease
Gum disease is prevalent in about 50% of the population, but thankfully, it can be treated. Let’s take a look at what it is and what can be done. Gum disease is most commonly seen amongst people who do not practice good oral health habits. If people are also involved in any of these activities, […]
Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease: What’s the Connection?
Medical professionals have long agreed that there’s a very real correlation between a person’s dental health and the body’s overall health. In fact, gum disease in particular has been linked to a number of health concerns including diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. Yet, it’s estimated that by age 65, nearly a quarter of adults will […]