Gum Disease: Scourge of America

If you’ve ever read about gum disease, you probably realize that its effects can be major: lost pearly whites, infected gums and injured bones. So that must mean that the disease is really not common, right? Most people still have their pearly whites, don’t they? Actually, the truth may surprise you. Keep reading to find out more. Despite what you... read more »

Gum Disease and Cavities

In many cases, oral cavities and gum disease go together. But despite what you may think, that doesn’t always have to be the case. Occasionally patients can have periodontal disease without any cavities, so don’t believe that you’re home free just because you don’t have any cavities. Read on to find out why cavities and periodontal disease don’t always go... read more »