gum disease and preterm birth

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Many of us heard about gum bleeding, and possibility of having gum disease, but few, know that there are symptoms for this disease, and knowing them early, can protect us against this disease which, if left untreated, can most likely lead to teeth loss. What Causes Gum Disease? Gum disease is mostly caused by poor [...]

What Is Dental Plaque?!

What is dental plaque?  All of us heard about dental plaque, from many sources? But what is plaque? Where does it come from? What does it do? Dental plaque is a sticky, colorless film that can attach to your teeth and cause many health problems. Dental plaque is what’s known as a biofilm. Biofilms are [...]

Link between obesity and gum disease

  Definition of Obesity Link between obesity and gum disease!! Obesity is characterized by the abnormal or excessive deposition of fat in the adipose tissue. The definition of obesity is based on body mass index (BMI, also called Quetelet Index), which is the ratio of body weight (in kg) to body height in meter square. [...]

Gum Disease and Preterm Birth

Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful experience and all mothers should take care of their nutrition during pregnancy to ensure that their babies are born healthy. But oral health is often ignored and moms do not give extra care for their oral health. Research has suggested a clear link between periodontal( Gum) disease and [...]