Chronic pain can harm our health, our state of mind, and our relationships(both professional and personal) over time. Starting with better diagnosis,orofacial pain is best managed non-surgically with conservative therapy. If you’re tired of temporary relief and want to resolve these issues once and for all, let our team lend a helping hand.
Guests with periodontal disease have been shown to suffer from strokes much more often compared to those with relatively healthy mouths.
Many scientists believe that the oral bacteria responsible for gum disease can enter the bloodstream and negatively affect the health of the vascular system.
Chronic Respiratory Disease
Harmful bacteria in the mouth can easily enter the respiratory system and cause infection.
Infertility & Pregnancy Risks
Periodontal disease has been shown to increase the likelihood of low-birthweight, infertility, and other pregnancy problems.
Bone loss caused by osteoporosis can be accelerated in the mouth due to periodontal disease, leading to an extremely high chance of tooth loss.
Diabetes and periodontal disease have a cyclical relationship, as the presence of one can cause the other to become worse and make diabetes extremely damaging and difficult to manage.
Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia
Recent studies have found that certain types of bacteria related to periodontal disease were also present in the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s, suggesting a possible causal relationship.
The presence of advanced gum disease has been associated with higher risks of developing several dangerous cancers, including lung, esophageal, pancreatic, and even breast cancer.