Gum disease is more common than we think, according to the American Academy of Periodontology half of American adults suffer from gum disease.
Sacramento dentist Dr. Arben Celaj tells us how the inflammation and infection associated with even the sometimes unnoticeable beginning stages of gum disease, known as gingivitis, have been linked to other health problems throughout the body. There is a lot of recent research in the area of gum disease with particular concentration on the connection between oral inflammation, infection, and other major overall health problems.
What is Gum Disease?
Gum disease is a chronic bacterial infection that from the gum line around the teeth to the deeper supporting structures that anchor your teeth in your mouth. Although gum disease often painless that doesn’t mean[Read more…] about Sacramento Dentist Discusses the Dangers of Gum Disease