Posts Tagged ‘ Periodontal Disease ’

The Mouth and Heart Connection

Artery Inflammation Do you have gum disease?  Did you know gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss and has also been associated with heart disease, low birth weight, diabetes and other health problems?  According to the Center for Disease Control, 50% of US adults have some form of gum disease (periodontal disease).  Major […]

Halitosis or Bad Breath

Halitosis affects more than 80 million people in the US.  In most cases people are unaware they have a problem. What causes bad breath? Typically bad breath originates around your teeth and on your tongue.   It is caused by bacteria in the mouth, decaying food particles and bad oral hygiene.  The bacteria and decaying debris […]