Q: How can gum disease give you heart disease? A: Several studies have shown a strong association between untreated/unstable gum disease and cardiovascular disease. The bacteria present around the clogged arteries are similar to those found in gum disease.
How can gum disease give you heart disease?
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Q: If you have gum disease while pregnant, will you deliver a healthy baby? A: Studies have suggested that untreated periodontal (gum) disease elevates the risk of having a pre-term baby. This is why we try to treat all our female patients before pregnancy. Please seek the help of a laser trained periodontist if you
Q: What can I do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure? A: Are you under the care of a Periodontist? You shouldn’t be experiencing pain if you are under the care of a qualified specialist.
Q: Which gum disease leaves spots on the gums? A: Spots on the gums can be from many things, including viruses, bacteria, infection, mucosal lesions, gum disease, systemic disease, malnutrition, stress, etc. As you can see, a consultation with an experienced laser trained periodontist would be smart move to get an accurate diagnosis.
Q: What disease causes the following symptoms: bleeding gums, loose teeth and swollen joints? A: Bleeding gums and loose teeth are signs of gum disease. Swollen joints can be something systemic which might have nothing to do with the gum disease symptoms. I would suggest a consultation with your medical doctor and a Periodontist.