Month: February 2015

Are You Using The Right Toothpaste?

Do you put much thought into the toothpaste you choose or do you just grab one and throw it into your shopping cart? There are so many different toothpaste brands and types it can make your head spin. If you are more concerned with whitening over periodontal disease than it can be easy, just choose… Read more »

Do You Need Periodontal Therapy?

For some people regardless of how well they take care of their teeth and gums, they are destined to get periodontal disease due to genetics. More men than women get periodontal disease because more men skimp on their dental health compared to women. But, what if your dad has periodontal disease and it is not… Read more »

Pancreatic Cancer and Gum Disease: Is There A Link?

What if you were told that your overall health begins with your mouth? Study after study has been proving that fact so. Periodontal disease has been, and is continuing to be, linked to many different health conditions including high blood pressure, heart disease, lung illnesses, diabetes, and now pancreatic cancer. The pathogenic oral bacterium that… Read more »

Do Your Gums Hurt?

Do your gums bother you? Normally you are not aware of your gums unless there is something stuck between your teeth or under your gum. If you become aware of your gums because they are sore, tender, or bleeding, you may be developing periodontal disease. There are two stages of periodontal disease. Gingivitis is the… Read more »