Dr. Eric Linden, DMD, MSD

595 Chestnut Ridge Road, Suite 7 Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey 07677

(201) 307-0339

Serving New Jersey

Monday 8:30AM–5PM
Tuesday 9:30AM–6PM
Wednesday Closed

Thursday 8:30AM–5PM
Friday 8:30AM–4:30PM
Saturday & Sunday Closed

How can gum disease give you heart disease?

Category: Related Diseases

How can gum disease give you heart disease?

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.

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Which gum disease leaves spots on the gums?

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.

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What disease causes bleeding gums, loose teeth and swollen joints?

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.

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