There are a lot of good reasons to practice good oral hygiene and one of the most important is the link between periodontal health and other serious diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. These connections are becoming more and more accepted within not only the dental community but the medical community at large with an increasing number of physicians adding questions about dental health and check ups to their new patient paperwork.
At Periodontal Associates, we spend a significant amount of time educating our patients on how gum health can impact overall health and wellness. We encourage you to peruse our website to learn more about gum disease and steps you can take to prevent and correct it. It is one of the most important steps you can take to maintain good health!