Posts Tagged ‘ periodontal disease ’

Periodontal Disease Associated With Breast Cancer

Periodontal disease has been linked to many other diseases. While it is commonly linked to heart disease, a new study shows that it could also be associated with breast cancer. Postmenopausal women with periodontal disease were more likely to develop breast cancer than women who did not have the chronic inflammatory disease. Read the full… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 21 2015

Treating Gum Disease Can Prevent Prostate Inflammation

Dentists and doctors have been warning patients for years about the link between gum disease and other health problems. Studies have found that treating gum disease can help avoid other illnesses, including prostate inflammation. “This study shows that if we treat the gum disease, it can improve the symptoms of prostatitis and the quality of… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 8 2015

Avoiding Gum Disease

Gum disease (also called “periodontal disease”) is one of the most common dental health problems that patients encounter. If you have noticed your gums bleeding when you brush or floss, you should take steps now to minimize this problem before your condition doesn’t become worse. If gum disease reaches an advanced stage without being treated,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 24 2015

Four Health Problems That Can Be Discovered in the Dental Chair

There is a great connection between your mouth and your health. That’s why regular dental check-ups are so important. A visit to the dentist can often reveal any overall health concerns such as heart problems, bone disease, or even dementia. Routine visits can also help prevent problems before they begin. (The American Heart Association found… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 24 2015

Fill the Stockings to Help Prevent Tooth Disease

12 Days of Christmas – Day 10 On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…periodontal prevention One of the best gifts to give yourself and your loved ones this holiday season is the gift of smile health. A few steps (and stocking stuffers) can make a big difference in preventative care.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 22 2015