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How Gum Disease Can Affect Your Overall Health

For some time, research has shown that gum disease is associated with several other diseases. First it was thought that bacteria were the factor that linked periodontal disease to other diseases in the body; however, more recent research demonstrates that inflammation may be responsible. Therefore, treating inflammation may not only help manage periodontal diseases but [...]

Diabetes and Gum Disease – Is There a Connection?

Diabetes and Gum Disease - Is There a Connection? “Research suggests a relationship between serious gum disease and diabetes. People with diabetes are more susceptible to serious gum disease and reversely, serious gum disease may have the potential to affect blood glucose control and contribute to the progression of diabetes. That’s why holistic dentistry is [...]