Posts Tagged ‘periodontal disease’

Heart Disease & Oral Health

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How Oral Health And Heart Disease Are Connected Courtesy of Colgate.com It’s increasingly common to hear that oral health is vital for overall health. More than 80 percent of Americans, for example, are living with periodontal or gum disease, which often goes undiagnosed. This may be because the patient’s teeth feel fine, so he avoids…

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Healthy Teeth Support A Healthy Heart

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February is American Heart Month. In this month dedicated to all things pertaining to love, we thought we’d throw a little love the way of our hearts! Many of us are aware of how important a healthy heart is and the seriousness of ailments such as cardiovascular diseases, which causes more than 30 percent of…

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Never Fear, Laser Dentistry is Here!

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Taking care of your dental health shouldn’t give you a fright! We know some patients may be nervous about having dental work done but, with so many advancements in the field, it’s time to rest easy! Laser Dentistry Whether you need a simple filling, laser decontamination, root canal therapy or a crown procedure, our laser will…

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Oral Health – The Big Picture

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We sometimes forget when we visit different health care providers that our health is based on a holistic picture – what we do for one part of us can affect another, either for the good or bad. The condition of our oral health is strongly tied to our overall wellness. Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory…

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Alzheimer’s Disease & Dental Health

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Good dental care has far-reaching health implications. Periodontal, or gum, disease has been linked to a wide array of illnesses including heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory disease. People with gum disease are twice as likely to die from a heart attack and three times as likely to have  a stroke. What is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease is…

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