Category: Periodontics

Periodontics is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of gum diseases. Periodontists may perform a root canal or carry out other periodontal, or perio, treatments if your gum health begins to fail. Learn more about this branch of dentistry in the following articles.


The Relationship Between Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

January 13th, 2012 by
Diabetes and periodontal disease can be prevented.

For those affected by diabetes – almost 8% of the American population by some estimates – related health problems can complicate your life.  Potential circulatory, vision, kidney, and nerve issues require diabetics to carefully monitor their blood glucose levels and […]