Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA

Periodontal Disease: You May Have it and You Need to Take it Seriously

With an overwhelmingly high percentage of the population (approximately 4 out of 5 people) having some form of gum disease, it’s vital that you take it seriously. Do you ever notice bleeding gums when brushing your teeth? Do your gums ever hurt? When was the last time you had a dental exam? Gum disease is potentially dangerous to your teeth as well as your overall health. Here at Integrative Dental Arts, we can help. We take gum disease seriously and offer a proactive approach to gum disease for our regular patients, watching for signs that gum disease treatment is necessary.If you have signs of gum disease, talk to us today about an assessment. Dr. Kathleen Carson  and the team at Integrative Dental Arts would be happy to help!

Periodontal Disease and Systemic Links

Those who have gum disease could be at increased risk for a number of health problems and it could even increase your risk of premature death. Furthermore, the presence of gum disease when you have certain health conditions could put you at even greater risk. Because gum disease involves an ongoing active infection in the mouth that enters the bloodstream, the effects are serious and far-reaching. By neglecting signs of gum disease, you could be at increased risk for:

Stroke

Strokes and Periodontal Disease

Ulcers

ulcers and periodontal disease

Respiratory Infection

respiratory infections and periodontal disease

Heart Disease

Heart Disease and Periodontal Disease

 

Cancer

cancer and Periodontal Disease

Diabetes

diabetes and periodontal disease

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and Periodontal Disease

Pregnancy

pregnancy and periodontal disease

Agoura Hills, CA Periodontal Treatments are Available

At Integrative Dental Arts, we serve Los Angeles and the surrounding area with a variety of general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and restorative procedures that aim to help patients achieve their best smile as well as great oral health. Whether you suspect you have gum disease or just want to be proactive about your periodontal health we would be pleased to talk to you.

Dr. Kathleen Carson strives to give each and every patient the treatment they deserve. Call us today at (818) 889-0400 to find out how we can help you achieve a smile that will have you shining brighter than ever before!

Cancer and Gum Disease

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Diabetes and Gum Disease

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Pregnancy and Gum Disease

Stroke and Gum Disease

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