How Gum Disease Develops
You notice blood in the sink again as you brush your teeth. This is the third time this week and you're wondering if you should contact your dentist? The answer is yes! You may be experiencing the first stage of gum disease and this is exactly the time you should schedule a cleaning and examination with your dentist, and here's why.
Periodontal Disease and Your Health
Thanks to emerging information about periodontal disease and your overall health, we now understand that the bacteria that causes gum disease also contributes to other health concerns such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure and vice versa. This is known as the oral-systemic connection, ...