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Gingival /Periodontal Health

Periodontal (gum) disease involves inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues that support the teeth, including the gums, the periodontal ligaments, and the surrounding bone. Early detection and proper gum disease treatment can control a bad situation from becoming far worse.

Studies have shown a relationship between periodontal disease and heart disease, stroke, diabetes and pre-term, low-birth-weight babies. A periodontal infection is cause for concern. In fact, pregnant women who have periodontal disease may be more likely to have a baby that is born too early and too small.

Without good periodontal health, you can’t have good general health