Tag : gum disease

Menopause Can Lead to Oral Health Problems

Dr. Seal and our team here at the office understand menopause brings lots of changes. Most women are aware that osteoporosis becomes a significant danger after menopause, and take steps to help prevent it. However, both osteoporosis and hormonal changes increase your risk for periodontal disease and tooth loss. Periodontitis: [...]

Mustaches, Men’s Health, and How They’re Related

Have you noticed the new trend that’s growing on those around you? That’s right, it’s Movember – a month-long moustache-growing event to raise awareness for prostate cancer and men’s health. Also known as Novembeard, the event raises millions of dollars worldwide for cancer research. Additionally, November 19th is International Men’s [...]

Periodontal Disease is a Concern for Arthritis Patients

A 2008 study by researchers in Berlin, Germany shows that periodontal disease is more prevalent in people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. The study was published in the Journal of Periodontology. Because arthritis can inhibit dexterity, the common inference is that rheumatoid arthritis patients may not sufficiently brush and floss [...]

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