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Drs. Scott Froum and Alisa Neymark examine the effects of e-cigarette ingredients and their notable deterioration on oral health, as well as offer insight into how explosions while vaping and burn injuries from e-cigarettes can lead to disfigurement of oral soft tissue.
Jan 10th, 2019
Peri-implant diseases are inflammatory conditions affecting the soft and hard gum tissues around dental implants. Similar to a natural tooth, bacteria can build up on the base of the implant, below the gum line. Over time, the bacteria irritate the gum tissue, causing it to become inflamed, damaging the tissue […]
Researchers have suggested that a link between osteoporosis and bone loss in the jaw. Studies suggest that osteoporosis may lead to tooth loss because the density of the bone that supports the teeth may be decreased, which means the teeth no longer have a solid foundation.
Research has found that […]
THE PREVALENCE OF PERIODONTAL DISEASE
According to recent findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), half of Americans aged 30 or older have periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease. This equals approximately 64.7 million Americans.
THE CAUSES & SYMPTOMS
Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that affects the […]
Study Confirms the Link Between Gum Disease and High Blood Pressure
Gum disease may make it harder to treat high blood pressure, finds study of 3,600 U.S. adults.
Gum disease may make it more difficult to treat high blood pressure, based on a recent study that links gum disease to higher blood […]