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Suffered Bone Loss Due To Periodontal Disease? 2 Surgical Options

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Approximately 70 percent of Canadians will deal with some form of gum disease during their lifetimes.  If left untreated, a serious form of gum disorder, known as periodontal disease, can lead to a myriad of oral health problems.  In some patients, periodontal disease even leads to bone loss.  If you’ve suffered bone loss due to this condition, consider the following 2 surgical options. Bone Grafting Periodontal disease is a serious gum inflammation that is caused from an overload of bacteria in the mouth.…

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4 Major Risk Factors For Gum Disease

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Gum disease can not only be an embarrassing nuisance, but it can also cause serious health problems. Gum disease is a blanket term that covers any disease that affects the gums, and there are a number of  risk factors that might make you more susceptible to gum disease. Medications   Certain medicines can cause the mouth to produce less saliva as a side effect. Antihistamines are a common over-the-counter medication that are well-known for causing salvia production to slow.…

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Don't Let Your Sport Ruin Your Teeth: Dental Care Tips All Runners Should Follow

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As a runner, you probably spend a lot of time focusing on the health of your feet and legs. There’s another part of the body you should be thinking about, too – your teeth. Recent studies have found that athletes are more likely to suffer from dental problems than their sedative counterparts. Whether you’re a recreational runner or a national track star, it’s important to take action to protect your teeth.…

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