Can Bad Dental Hygiene Cause Colorectal Cancer?

Categories: Gum Disease

The oral-systemic link is a theory in dental and medical professions that bridges the health of the mouth with the total health of the body. For dentists and dental professionals that believe in the oral-systemic link, diseases like gingivitis and periodontitis can lead to not only to tooth and bone loss but also to major…

What you should know about bleeding gums.

Categories: Gum Disease

When our gums bleed, the typical response is to do nothing and assume we just need to get in a better homecare routine. The problem with that mindset is that when the gums are bleeding it’s not just a warning sign. It means there’s already an infection. Infection in the gums can become a serious…

Knoxville Dentist Dispels Myths About Gum DIsease

Categories: Gum Disease

Wouldn’t it be dreadful if you went to wash your hands at the sink, only to discover that your fingers were bleeding for no apparent reason? Naturally, you’d seek treatment as quickly as possible. When you think about it this way, it becomes even more baffling that people whose gums bleeds will often delay pursuing…

Gum Disease Prevention Quiz from Knoxville Dentist

Categories: Gum Disease

Approximately 80% of Americans have some level of gum disease. Gum disease that is not treated can increase the risk for other overall health problems. Heart disease, stroke, diabetes, Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and pre-term labor are among the unpleasant possibilities. As a founding member of AAOSH, the American Academy… Approximately 80% of Americans have…