The Connection Between Gum Disease and Stroke

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Many people don’t realize just how much your oral health impacts your overall physical health. One of the oral conditions that is often overlooked or undertreated is gum disease. Most people will ignore sensitive or bleeding gums until they end up at the dentist for another problem. This can be a big mistake because gum… Read more »

Why Receding Gums Are a Problem and What You Can Do About Them

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When you think about your oral health, do you only think about your teeth? It’s a very common mistake to overlook the gums or ignore problems along the gumline. Don’t make that mistake yourself! Healthy pink gum tissue is meant to cover the root of the tooth. If your gums are starting to recede and… Read more »

What is the Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Health?

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It’s easy to connect obesity and unhealthy eating habits with heart health risks, but what about gum disease? As it turns out, there is a close link between a person’s oral health and heart health. You want to be able to recognize symptoms of gum disease so you can seek treatment as early as possible…. Read more »

What to Expect During Periodontal Treatments

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Keeping a healthy mouth requires more than simply brushing your teeth. You also need to care for your gums to prevent the development of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is an infection of your gums that support and surround your teeth. If your gums bleed easily or are pulling away from your teeth, only a professional… Read more »