Periodontal disease, also often called “gum disease” is an infection of the gums and surrounding tissue that is caused by poor oral hygiene. It’s an extremely serious and very common dental health issue. Nearly 50% of all adults in America are suffering from some stage of gum disease. The team at the office of Dr.
Often, people don’t think of oral care as something that affects their overall well-being. But recent studies have suggested that poor oral hygiene can actually lead to a number of other diseases – including an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. In this article, the office of Brett Blacher, DDS will examine the link