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6 04, 2015

One out of Two Adults Over 30 has Periodontitis

By | 2015-03-18T23:03:20+00:00 April 6th, 2015|Dental Education|0 Comments

“A new study from the CDC confirms that nearly one out of two adults age 30 and over has periodontitis, (which is the inflammation of the tissue around the teeth, often causing shrinkage of the gums and loosening of the teeth).”  This study indicates that prevalence is highest among ethnic minorities, with 64% of hispanic-americans, 59% [...]

1 10, 2012

More Links Between Periodontal & Systemic Diseases

By | 2017-05-28T22:50:15+00:00 October 1st, 2012|Dental Education|0 Comments

  Periodontium refers to the bone surrounding our teeth, the ligaments that hold our teeth to the bone, and the soft (gingiva or gums) tissue covering our jaw bone and around our teeth.  Periodontal medicine is the effort and art of treating periodontal disease and maintaining ideal periodontal health. Our periodontium experiences a state of [...]