The Link Between Heart Health and Gum Disease

The Link Between Heart Health and Gum Disease

Recently, researchers have sharpened their focus on investigating the link between gum disease and cardiovascular health. While not everyone with gum diseases will develop heart problems, the two health conditions share a number of shared risk factors, including an...
How Do I Know if My Gums Are Healthy?

How Do I Know if My Gums Are Healthy?

When you think about your oral health, it can be easy to focus on your teeth. However, your gums are also an integral part of not only your oral health, but also your overall well-being. Studies have shown correlations between unhealthy gums and a number of general...
Why Is Periodontal Charting Important?

Why Is Periodontal Charting Important?

Periodontal charting is an integral part of your dental health care. It helps to track the progression and treatment of periodontitis, also known as gum disease. While this type of infection is common, many people don’t realize that periodontal charting can play an...
Christine Shehata DDS