Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gum tissue and other structures supporting the teeth. If left untreated, it can lead to tooth loss, and may also interfere with other systems of the body. Although the main cause of periodontal (gum) disease is plaque, there other significant factors that can affect the health of your gums.
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Scientists have long known that tooth regeneration occurs in alligators and sharks, but until now, most believed the process followed a schedule—like snakes shedding their skin or birds moulting. Continue reading
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month in the US, and every February thousands of dental organizations and providers take time to inform and educate the public about the importance of children’s oral health.
We have therefore decided to devote this article to raising awareness about common dental problems in children and give you some tips on how they can be prevented. Continue reading
Problems in your mouth, other than tooth decay, can both cause problems else where in your body and be made worse by other conditions you may have. In this article we explore some of these inter connections Continue reading
Your teeth may need extra attention during your pregnancy. Here is what to expect, and how to care for your teeth throughout each trimester. Continue reading