Month: September 2017

Gum Disease Linked to Overall Health of Your Body

Numerous studies have found definitive links between gum disease and heart problems, stroke, stomach problems, diabetes, and problems with pregnancy. For many years it’s been accepted that the bacteria in plaque that builds up between the teeth and gums can enter the bloodstream and, travelling throughout the body, can cause other serious health problems. Furthermore, …

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The Truth about Teeth in a Day Tooth Replacement Therapy

It may seem that we address this subject too often but, because we are asked about it regularly in our Littleton area prosthodontist office, the question of teeth in a day must be addressed. With this in mind, one of the more common questions we’re asked is “Can I get new teeth in just one …

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Gum Disease Connected to Systemic Diseases

Oral infections and gum disease are on the rise, even in the most advanced countries with the best health care systems. Perhaps more disturbing is the increasingly apparent connection between gum disease and debilitating diseases. Recently, it has been recognized that oral infection, especially periodontitis, may affect the course and pathogenesis of a number of …

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