Gum Disease And Your General Health

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The more medical and dental researchers look into gum disease, the more they see links to other illnesses, such as heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, and at-risk pregnancies.

Is gum disease the cause of these illnesses, or is it a symptom of the conditions? Researchers are not sure, but what is indisputable is that it makes sense to take care of your gums!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 50% of adults over the age of thirty have a form of gum disease, and the rate rises to 70% for people over the age of sixty-five.

At our dental office, we offer complete periodontal care, including the following:
• screenings for periodontal disease
• periodontal deep cleanings and root planings
• gum disease surgery

For periodontal cleanings, root planings, and gum surgery, we also offer sedation options (IV sedation, conscious sedation, and nitrous oxide), all of which make it easier to tolerate treatment.

Signs of gum disease include the following:
• bleeding gums
• loose teeth
• bad breath
• swollen or red gums
• changes in your bite
• tender gums
• painful chewing
• receding gums (which can make your teeth look longer)

For questions about your gums, or to schedule a free dental consultation, call or e-mail our dental office:

Denver / Centennial (I-25 and Dry Creek), call (303) 309-0749,

Sedation Dentist Near Me
Our sedation dental office is near you if you live or work in: Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, southeast Aurora, Parker, Denver Tech Center, Meridian, Inverness, or Park Meadows.