A recent review of women’s health studies has shown a link between women’s health issues and gum disease. Hormonal changes that women naturally go through such as puberty, menstruation, pregnancy and menopause have been shown to fluctuate women’s hormones so much so that they can change conditions in the mouth and allow bacteria to grow, enter the bloodstream, and intensify […]
Do you know and understand the implications of not following a consistent, effective oral care regime at home? Do you know that not flossing and brushing your teeth (and your children’s teeth, too) can potentially lead to gum disease?
We hope that is not the case for you or your family, but if you do detect signs of periodontal disease, […]
When you need surgery, you want the best surgeon. But you don’t want to have to search for that surgeon. That’s why we have a skilled, in-house periodontist available to perform periodontal surgery for our Houston patients who need it. Here, our periodontist answers some of the most common questions about gum disease and periodontal surgery.
Why might I need periodontal […]
Did you know that about three out of four adults have gum disease in some form, and 70% of adult tooth loss is attributed to periodontal (gum) disease?
If untreated, gum disease can lead to periodontal abscess , and ultimately tooth loss. If you are beginning to see signs of gum disease, come to The Houston Dentists so that our […]
As Houston dentists, we’ve seen and heard it all, but our patients are still sometimes embarrassed to bring up a mouth issue that can be truly bothersome yet is quite common: bad breath or chronic tongue odor.
Having bad breath and not knowing what to do about it can be very embarrassing, but knowing what causes the problem (tongue odor) […]
Choosing a Houston dentist with ample experience to combat gum disease is a very important decision. Our Houston dentists have experience detecting gum disease signs and symptoms, and effectively treating this harmful disease.
Fighting Gum Disease
Combating gum disease early on is extremely beneficial. Otherwise, the disease can lead to more serious dental problems and health issues. If you are unsure about […]