Tag Archives: perio disease

IS YOUR HEALTH WORTH 5 MINUTES PER DAY?

Do you brush your teeth faithfully for at least two minutes twice a day? How about flossing? According to a recent survey conducted by the Chicago Dental Society, more than half of the dentists surveyed said that their patient’s top … Continue reading

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Link Between Perio Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

People with periodontal disease and a severe form of rheumatoid arthritis experience reduced arthritic pain and a reduced number of swollen joints and degree of morning stiffness when their dental problems are resolved according to a study published in the … Continue reading

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Periodontal Disease — the Silent Killer

Flossing can add up to 6.5 years to your life!    Preventing gum disease increases a person’s life expectancy, yet gum disease has been ignored for too long.  A large portion of people still believe it’s normal for gums to bleed. … Continue reading

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