Category Archives: periodontal disease

What’s Living in Your Mouth?

Did you know that over 700 different strains of bacteria have been detected in the human mouth? The good news is that most of us are only host to 34 to 72 different varieties and that most of the bacterial … Continue reading

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Exercise for Healthier Teeth and Gums

As we begin the second month of the new year, it’s a good time for a reality check on your well-intentioned resolution to exercise more in 2014. If you’re having trouble getting motivated, there’s an added benefit that just might … Continue reading

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Link Between Gum Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers have uncovered how the bacterium responsible for periodontal disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, worsens rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by leading to earlier onset, faster progression and greater severity of the disease, including increased bone and cartilage destruction. Studies indicate that compared to … Continue reading

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Causes of Bleeding Gums

The popular belief is that bleeding gums are normal and happen to everyone. They could be a sign of something easily correctable, such as brushing too hard or not flossing every day. Or they can be a sign that you … Continue reading

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Link Between Oral Health and Heart Disease

Ongoing research continues to suggest that oral health, and gum disease in particular, is related to serious conditions like heart disease. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, people with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to have coronary … Continue reading

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Some of the Warning Signs of Gum Disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Periodontology, recent studies show that more American adults may suffer from moderate to severe gum disease than previously thought. Left untreated, periodontal disease not only can … Continue reading

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Why Periodic Teeth Cleaning Is Important

Including a routine comprehensive cleaning, or prophylaxis, as part of your dental health care helps prevent gum disease, such as gingivitis and periodontitis.  Cleaning typically includes removing plaque and calculus from teeth above the gum line (scaling), and below the … Continue reading

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