Gum Disease

Periodontal Disease: Warning Signs and Risk Factors

Periodontal DiseasePeriodontal disease also commonly referred to as gum disease occurs when a patient’s mouth becomes infected with bacteria. Also, if left untreated and allowed to develop into advanced periodontal disease it can lead to bone loss within the patients mouth. In addition, because your oral health is directly related to your overall health negative…

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Gum Disease And Its Impact On Your Oral And Body Health

Gum Disease Damages More Than Your Teeth While most people are aware of the physical effects of Periodontal disease many do not know that there are systemic effects that stem from periodontal disease as well. Periodontal disease which is commonly referred to as gum disease is often referred to as the silent killer. Also, all…

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The Risk of Gum Recession

There are numerous ways for a person to develop gum recession. It typically occurs due to gum disease, but many people develop it from genetics or having misaligned teeth. Some people will notice a receded gum line from brushing and flossing too aggressively. No matter what, it is critical to take prompt action by seeing a professional periodontist posthaste…

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Can LANAP Reduce Stroke Risk?

May is Stroke Awareness Month. Researchers recently uncovered a link between strokes and gum disease. It is believed that individuals with periodontitis have an increased risk of suffering from a stroke, which is why prompt, effective LANAP® gum disease treatment is essential. The Relation Between Gum Disease and Stroke Periodontal disease can affect other parts of…

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Dental Hygiene and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to indulge and eat delicious foods. However, all that food can cause significant damage on your teeth and gum tissue, greatly increasing your odds of developing gum disease and other oral health problems. Fortunately, practicing dental hygiene take before and after the holidays can decrease that likelihood. Perform Daily Dental Hygiene…

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How to Conquer Gum Disease Once and for All

Finding out you have gum disease can be tough, but for most patients, it is relatively easy to improve. The key to improving your gum health is to partner with an experienced professional dental provider, such as Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez, a periodontist with specialized skills and knowledge treating all parts of the gums. With…

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Did You Know that Your Medication Could Damage Your Smile?

When most people are prescribed a medication, they have it filled and take it, believing that it will safeguard their overall health. Yet, some drugs have side effects that have a negative impact upon other elements of wellness. Your periodontist in Eden Prairie, MN, should go over a list of any medications that you are…

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Study Finds Link to Periodontal Disease and Stroke

Did you know that May is National Stroke Awareness Month? We’re using this occasion as a springboard to talk about the link that researchers have made between stroke and gum disease in Eden Prairie, MN. What Happens to the Mouth During Gum Disease Gum disease starts as a bacterial build-up deep in the periodontal pockets,…

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Maintain Healthy Gums in Support of Stroke Awareness Month

Gums and the heart work side by side to keep your body healthy. With May being Stroke Awareness Month, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on what you can do to keep your gums in good shape. After all, your heart depends on it. The Facts about Gum Disease There are three levels of gum…

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Five Ways to Avoid Gum Disease

If you have swollen, tender, and/or bleeding gums, you may be developing a condition known as gum disease. It can range from gingivitis, a beginning stage of gum disease, that makes brushing painful all the way to periodontitis that can lead to teeth falling out. No one is immune to gum disease, and knowing how…

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