Periodontal disease and it’s relationship with diabetes

DIABETES: A DISEASE THAT AFFECTS THE CONTROL OF THE HORMONE INSULIN IN THE BODY. WHEN UNCONTROLLED, THE BLOOD SUGAR (BLODD SUGAR) RISES WHICH CAN CAUSE INFLAMMATION. PERIODONTAL DISEASE: A DISEASE THROUGH INFLAMMATION BREAKS DOWN THE LIGAMENTS, AND BONE STRUCTURES SURROUNDING THE TEETH. SYMPTOMS OF DIABETES INCLUDE: HIGHER RISK OF PERIODONTAL DISEASE (GUM DISEASE) POOR GLUCOSE CONTROL POSSIBLE FUNGAL INFECTION (CANDIDA … Read More

Halloween Candy Alternatives

With all the candy being passed out, Halloween can be a really scary night for teeth.   There are lots of fun alternatives that are sure to keep many (probably not all) trick or treaters smiling throughout the night.  Not to mention, these ideas will also help keep their smiles much healthier without all that sugar!  And, this is sure to … Read More