What Increases the Risk for Developing Periodontal Disease?

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

Is there a link between Diabetes & Periodontal Disease?

For decades multiple studies have been done showing the link between these two diseases, time and again a strong correlation has been found. The severity of periodontal disease increases with poor glycemic control and blood sugar levels are more difficult to regulate in individuals with periodontal disease. Oftentimes described as a complication of diabetes. So … Read more