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Periodontist Houston TX | Mythbusters: Gum Disease Edition!

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is generally caused by plaque that has hardened into tartar. Gum disease is completely preventable by exhibiting proper oral health, and can be treated fairly easily if caught within its early stages, known as gingivitis.   Every disease comes with …

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Houston TX Periodontist | 5 Diseases Linked to Poor Gum Health

Houston TX Periodontist | 5 Diseases Linked to Poor Gum Health

Poor oral health is usually linked with bad breath, and rightfully so.  But as it turns out, keeping your gums healthy helps lower your risk for many diseases, including the following: Arthritis: Periodontal (gum) disease is an inflammatory disorder where the gums become inflamed and the immune system starts to attack its own tissues.  This …

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Houston TX Periodontist | The Periodontal Disease – Diabetes Connection

Houston TX Periodontist | The Periodontal Disease – Diabetes Connection

In our mouths, we have numerous forms of bacteria. Some are helpful and some are harmful. Bacteria in the mouth can be helpful because it helps to sanitize the mouth and breaks down food particles. However, too much bacteria can lead to the development of gum disease which can be damaging to your oral health. …

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Houston TX Periodontist | 5 Ways Dental Implants Change Your Life

Houston TX Periodontist | 5 Ways Dental Implants Change Your Life

The American College of Prosthodontists reports that about 178 million American adults are missing at least one tooth. Nearly 40 million have lost all of their permanent teeth. Regardless of the cause, tooth loss can have serious consequences on your oral health, diet, speech, appearance, and self-esteem. Dental implants provide a long-term solution for tooth …

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Houston TX Periodontist | Know the Signs: Identifying and Managing Gingivitis

Houston TX Periodontist | Know the Signs: Identifying and Managing Gingivitis

Gingivitis is among the most common oral health issues. It is especially prevalent in adults over 40. Unfortunately, if left untreated, gingivitis can lead to significant oral health issues. However, it can be effectively treated, which can help prevent further symptoms from developing. Here’s what you need to know about gingivitis.   Signs and Symptoms …

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Houston TX Periodontist | Childhood Obesity and Periodontal Disease

Houston TX Periodontist | Childhood Obesity and Periodontal Disease

A recent study made a concerning connection between children who are obese and their risk of developing gingivitis. Maintaining proper oral hygiene is especially important for young people. Gum issues that are detected early and treated are usually reversible. Here’s what you need to know from the study. Understanding Gingivitis Gingivitis can sometimes go unnoticed. …

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Houston TX Periodontist | Periodontal Disease in Children

Houston TX Periodontist | Periodontal Disease in Children

Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection in the gums that can impact the teeth and jawbone if left unchecked. About half of all children suffer from periodontal disease. Fortunately, if identified and treated early, its effects can be managed and even reversed to allow your child to return to optimal oral health through adolescence and …

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