Diabetes and Oral Care

Posted on : 02-03-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Diabetes may affect the whole body, including your mouth. Dental care is essential for people having diabetes because they face a higher than normal risk of oral health issues due to poorly controlled blood sugars.

Risk Factors for Periodontitis

Posted on : 17-02-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Periodontal disease is a serious disease which destroys teeth supporting bone and gum tissues. Teeth are supported by the gums, or gingiva and bone. A tooth’s root is affixed to the bone within its socket by fibers called periodontal ligaments.

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Posted on : 09-02-2015 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Dentistry for Children, Oral Health, Preventive Dentistry

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Gum disease or periodontal disease, called Periodontitis, begins with bacterial growth in the mouth and may end with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds teeth.

Save Your Gums from Gingivitis

Posted on : 17-12-2014 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Oral Health

Gingivitis is a common gum disease. This disease results in inflammation and infection, which damages teeth supporting tissues, gums, periodontal ligaments and alveolar bone. Gingivitis is normally considered a mild problem and not cared to the extent it needs.

Does Alcohol Ruin Teeth?

Posted on : 20-05-2012 | By : Haddon Suttner | In : Preventive Dentistry

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Alcohlic Drinks

Pure alcohol do not damage teeth. However, sugar content in most alcoholic drinks, damage enamel on your teeth. Beverages like sweet wines or mixed drinks involving sodas or citrus juices can be even do worst. This is because of high acidity level in such drinks.