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

The Truth about Methamphetamines and Oral Health

This month we’re focusing on a difficult subject; drug addiction. It’s heartbreaking to hear the rising rates of drug addiction in our country and even worse to hear a loved one struggling with addiction. As dental professionals, we are trained to look for oral signs of drug abuse. While it may be a tough conversation, … Read more