Women’s Oral Health
With fluctuating hormone levels, women have special oral health requirements during various phases in their lives. A growing body of research has linked gum disease to a variety of health problems that affect women, including heart disease, stroke: diabetes, respiratory problems.
How is gum disease linked to these conditions? Well, bacteria that grow in the oral cavity can travel throughout the body. Because gum disease is a bacterial infection that’s usually painless, many women may not even realize they have it until it reaches an advanced state. Your best defense is to brush and floss daily and schedule regular visits to the office. As partners in your dental health care plan, my staff and I are here to ensure that you get the best care possible. Continue Reading