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What Diabetic Patients Need to Know About Dental Implants

May 7, 2021
An estimated 34.2 million people (10.5%) have diabetes in the United States. Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to high levels of glucose in your saliva, which leads to bacterial growth, plaque, and tooth decay and/or gum disease. A priority for a healthy mouth is to keep your blood glucose numbers under control, follow a daily dental regimen, and […]

4 Ways Gum Disease Impacts Your Life and Health

May 2, 2018
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the swelling, inflammation, and tenderness of your gums that allows plaque to build up on your teeth and harden. It occurs in three stages: gingivitis, periodontitis, and advanced periodontitis. The first sign is often red or sensitive gums or bleeding when you brush or floss. When you […]