What Increases my risk for Periodontal Disease?

Nearly 50% of adults in the US over the age of 30 are impacted by periodontal disease. That percentage jumps to 70% in adults 65 and older. Looking at these numbers, it’s obvious that periodontal disease, ranging from slight to severe, is very prevalent in our society. So, what are some of the factors that … Read more

How are Diabetes and Periodontal Disease linked?

The link between these two diseases has been studied for years and time and again a strong correlation has been found. The severity of periodontal disease increases with poor glycemic control an d blood sugar levels are more difficult to regulate in individuals with periodontal disease. Periodontal disease has even been described as a complication … Read more