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What is gum disease?

Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal an alarming truth: By the time you’re 30, you stand a 50 percent chance of developing periodontal disease. The risk increases with age; in adults 65 or older, the rate rises to almost 70 percent. If you crunch the numbers, you’ll ...

May 21, 2014
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Gettysburg Dentist Discusses Gum Disease And Diabetes

On their own, gum disease and diabetes are pretty serious conditions. When they go hand in hand, they're even worse. But what is the connection? How does one relate to the other? Gingival disease is considered a potential complication of diabetes. If your blood sugar is not controlled, you are at a ...

April 03, 2014
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Gettysburg Dentist Discusses Periodontal Disease And Your Heart

  Can your mouth tell on you? An eye doctor can effectively look inside the eye and tell what health conditions you have. Can your Gettysburg dentist look inside your mouth and warn you of certain health risks? Recent studies suggest that common problems such as cavities, missing teeth and periodont...

March 06, 2014
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Gettysburg Dentist Discusses Gum Disease and Diabetes

Various population studies indicate a strong relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes. These two chronic and highly prevalent diseases work like a tandem bicycle, one affects the other and vice versa. People with periodontal disease have a harder time controlling their blood glucose lev...

February 13, 2014
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Gum Disease May Increase Certain Health Risks

Gum disease is the result of unchecked bacterial activities in the mouth causing inflammation of the gums and tissues that surround and support the teeth resulting in eventual tooth loss. But its devastating effects are not just confined to the mouth. Various studies reveal a frightening correlation...

January 23, 2014
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