Does Gum Disease Cause Heart Disease?

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Several data showed that there’s a link between gum disease and heart disease. Let’s take a look at gum disease. It’s a bacterial infection. This condition affects the outside of your mouth. In one theory, it states that the harmful organisms in gum disease can enter the bloodstream. They stick to the fatty deposits in the blood vessels. If left untreated, it could lead to blood clots and heart attacks. If you have gum disease, […]

Why Is Having Periodontal Disease Dangerous?

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Gum disease or periodontal disease is dangerous. It may be attributed to the lack of oral hygiene. But, for some people, this disease can be the result of environmental or hormonal components. Regardless of the cause, this condition must be treated as soon as possible. This disease usually starts with gingivitis, which is an irreversible condition. It involves damaging of soft gum tissue. If it’s left untreated, it can lead to periodontitis. At this stage, […]

How Can I Whiten My Teeth?

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Tooth whitening is one of the most highly requested cosmetic dentistry treatments offered in our office today. While you can find many over-the-counter whitening treatments, toothpastes, and mouthwashes in most local drugstores, none of these can provide you with the same results you would receive from professional whitening treatment. In fact, some of these treatments may damage your teeth. If you say “How can I whiten My Teeth?’, keep reading and find out how. Can […]