Health Matters Related
to Periodontal Disease
Articles of interest in Periodontics
"We are Dedicated to Oral Wellness."
The total wellness of self is a realistic goal for everyone.
Periodontal disease affects nearly 90 percent of the population according to several sources. Untreated, it will lead to partial or complete tooth loss, affecting mind and body. Our practice is dedicated to the elimination of this disease and the restoration of form and function of the smile.
Whether you are a patient in our practice or simply seeking some sound, objective information, we hope you find our informative and complete. We welcome your questions and comments.
There are many health factors which can contribute to the progression of periodontal disease. The most common are discussed under "Health Matters." Read about recently uncovered evidence suggesting links between periodontal disease and diabetes, halitosis, heart disease, low birthweight babies and tobacco use.
"Prevention" is what we can do as individuals to make us more resistant to periodontal disease. Topics such as how to clean your teeth and what to use are thoroughly covered. Nutritional and Vitamin recommendations are given.
New methods for "Treatments" are continually being researched. This section will provide information as well as clinical photos of cases we have worked with. We have state of the art procedures for gum and bone regeneration as well as new technologies and therapies to improve resistance to disease.
"Diagnostics" are now available to determine how susceptible you and your children are to periodontal disease. This is particularly important in knowing how to prevent children from developing periodontal disease. Additionally, there are several ways to detect and monitor disease levels.
Most of all, we would like to extend an invitation for you to become partners in health and wellness. "Our Office" is dedicated to your health and wellness. We welcome you to become part of our family of patients. Answers to most of your questions can be found in the various pages. Please feel free to call our office anytime to schedule a consultation. We are here to help!
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