Inflammation—the Connection between Heart Disease and Periodontal (Gum) Disease
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Inflammation—the Connection between Heart Disease and Periodontal (Gum) Disease

If you currently have heart disease or if it runs in your family, you should be aware that recent studies have shown that there are some common factors…

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Warning signs of Gum Disease
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Warning signs of Gum Disease

If you are experiencing any of these signs you should be evaluated by your dentist or periodontist. Gums that bleed during brushing or eating Gums that feel swollen…

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WARNING: Bleeding Gums Mean Gum Disease
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WARNING: Bleeding Gums Mean Gum Disease

If your gums bleed when flossing or brushing your teeth, you most likely have an accumulation of plaque where your teeth meet your gums—an early stage of periodontal…

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Understanding the Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes
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Understanding the Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Because diabetes negatively impacts the immune system’s normal response to inflammation and wound healing, it can also wreak havoc in your mouth through periodontal (gum) disease. In fact,…

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Diabetes & Periodontal Disease—Two Disease with a Common Enemy…You!
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Diabetes & Periodontal Disease—Two Disease with a Common Enemy…You!

With over 23 million people suffering from diabetes in the US and over 170 million worldwide, you may not know that it often goes hand-in-hand with periodontal disease.…

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What Is Periodontal Disease?
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What Is Periodontal Disease?

You probably know that with proper care, your teeth can last a lifetime. But did you know that decay isn’t your teeth’s only enemy? Periodontal disease, which is…

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Recurring Swollen Gums? Here’s What to Do
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Recurring Swollen Gums? Here’s What to Do

Periodontal (gum) infections can be quite painful, but more importantly, they can be signs of larger problems to come. If you are experiencing recurring swellings on your gums,…

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