Early gum disease detection may help avoid more serious problems.

The Hidden Dangers of Gum Disease to Your Health

Gum disease can become a serious problem for one’s oral health. Bacterially-infected gums and soft tissues, if left untreated, can deteriorate to the point of tooth loss. But studies point to even larger dangers. Let’s start with a definition. In its earliest, mildest form, gum disease is known as gingivitis – an inflammation of gum…

Oral cancer prevention benefits from regular dentist visits.

Detecting Oral Cancer – New Methods

Mention the word ‘cancer’ and most people shudder.  A common human response, we try to bury our heads in the sand or wish the concept away unless we actually have to deal with a diagnosis personally. But many cancers are curable when detected early – and oral cancer is no exception. Detecting oral cancer symptoms…