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The Oral Systemic Connection

The chronic inflammatory processes associated with “Gum Disease” can lead to chronic inflammation in other parts of your body . The health of your mouth plays a significant role in your overall health , and many patients do not realize this . Bleeding and infected gums are an “ open wound “ and therefore create […]

Saliva Diagnostic Testing

We presently have available to our patients saliva diagnostic DNA testing. One type of testing is for Periodontal disease , to test for the specific bacteria types that can cause Gum Disease .This greatly aids in our ability to treat it. The connection between oral disease and heart/ systemic disease is well documented at this […]