Gum Disease

What Is Gum Disease?

What Is Gum Disease? Periodontal disease or Gum Disease as it is more commonly known, is a reaction of the body to subgingival bacteria, which act together with other factors (stress, smoking, genetic diseases). These bacteria are spread through saliva. Therefore, if one of your family members has periodontal disease, it is better for you…

Oral Health

Oral Health linked to Heart Disease

Studies have shown that bacteria in the mouth that are involved in the development of periodontal disease can move into the bloodstream and attach themselves to any damaged area and cause inflammation. This inflammation of the blood vessels can result in illnesses such as an infection of the inner lining of the heart and other…