The Mouth Is The Window To The Body

Research has suggested a strong association between periodontal disease and other chronic (long-lasting) conditions.
Due to the fact that periodontal disease is caused by chronic inflammation of the gums, infection below the gum line and presence of bacteria in the mouth that have the potential to be ingested and absorbed into the body, specially the bloodstream. This creates the risk of developing serious illnesses.

Common Factors Associated:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease and Stroke
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Osteoporosis

Periodontal Disease Defined

Periodontal disease is an inflammation of the gums and other tooth-supporting structures that have been infected by bacteria. If untreated, the inflammation travels into the jawbone and can travel throughout the rest of the body. Currently, 75% of Amerian’s are suffering from some sort of gingivitis or periodontal disease[1].

Classification of Periodontal Disease:

  • Initial Periodontitis
  • Early Periodontitis
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Aggressive Periodontitis
  • Necrotizing Periodontitis
  • Periodontisits onset by other bodily disease

Treatment and Therapy for Periodontal Disease:

Less invasive:

  • Scaling and root planning
  • Antibiotic pellet therapy – Arestin

More invasive:

  • Osseous Surgery
  • Tissue regeneration
  • Pocket elimination surgery


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