Your gums are critical to your overall health… not just your oral health. Clinical research continues to unfold information about the connection between periodontal health and whole-body health; bacteria that cause gum disease have been linked to medical conditions like heart disease, arthritis, kidney disease, pancreatic cancer, respiratory disease and diabetes. It is also believed to be a factor in pregnancy pre-term delivery and low birth weights.
As part of the treatment planning process, we will conduct a thorough review of your medical history, nutritional habits and lifestyle. We may request information from your physician; it is important that we fully understand your current health in order to understand any special medication or treatment that may be required.