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Dental Inflammation – What are the Consequences?

Dental Inflammation - What are the Consequences? Over the past months, we have given you quite some information about gum disease and dental inflammation and the risks involved for your health. There are some aspects though, that we feel you should be aware of so you can take the necessary steps to protect your health. [...]

Preventing Gum Disease – How You Can Protect Your Health

Preventing Gum Disease – How You Can Protect Your Health Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, can occur when bacteria build up between your gums and teeth. This can cause inflammation, not only in the mouth but also carried throughout the body. An early warning sign of gum disease is when your gums start to [...]

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 [...]

Gingivitis and Systemic Inflammation

Gum disease is taking epidemic proportions, with more than 90% of American adults suffering from some form of gum disease. You may think that infections occurring in the mouth may have no consequence for your body but think again. Your mouth is connected to your body and is part of your immune system. When bacteria [...]

Try This Dental Diet for Healthy Gums!

The health of your gums is influenced by a number of factors such as oral hygiene, genetic factors, your overall health and nutrition. Many studies have found that a balanced diet plays an important role in maintaining the health of your gums. Additionally, nutritional supplements and a healthy diet have been known to affect healing [...]

The Importance of Vitamin D for Your (Dental) Health

The Importance of Vitamin D for Your (Dental) Health Normally we think of Vitamin D as “just another vitamin in my daily package,” but the qualities of this vitamin cannot be overstated enough. First off, Vitamin D is not actually a vitamin, it is what’s called a “prohormone” which is a substance that is converted [...]

Sometimes it IS Nice to Fool Mother Nature!

Sometimes it IS Nice to Fool Mother Nature! Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation Gives You Back What Mother Nature Intended! As the commercial in the 1970’s stated, “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature”, and can be true for so many things but when it comes to unsightly and painful gum recession it can certainly be a [...]

Giving New Life to Failing Implants

Giving New Life to Failing Implants You will find a number of articles on our site talking about the dangers of gum disease and the fact that in the United States alone, this condition has reached epidemic proportions. At our Holistic Dental Center we encounter gum disease almost every day in some form or another [...]

Ozone Treatment for Gum Disease – Does it Work?

Ozone Treatment for Gum Disease – Does it Work? According to the U.S. Surgeon General, 85% of adults will suffer from some form of gum disease in their lifetime. That’s quite a statistic. Given that gum disease is avoidable and easily treatable, that number is way too high. It is one of the most common medical complications [...]

The Holistic Approach to Gum Disease

The Holistic Approach to Gum Disease Periodontal disease – more commonly known as gum disease – affects almost 90 percent of the population at some point in their lives. Gum disease makes itself known, so if you have symptoms such as red or swollen gums, tender or bleeding gums, painful chewing, loose teeth, or bad [...]