periodontal disease & pregnancy

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 Periodontal Abscess?!

A periodontal abscess is a localized collection of pus within the tissues of the periodontium ( Tissues that surround the tooth). This periodontal abscess is a pocket of pus in the tissues of the gum. It is a one type of dental abscess. It occurs alongside a tooth, classified primarily by location and considered an acute [...]

By |2019-12-15T09:45:38+00:00December 15th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & pregnancy, periodontal disease and preterm birth|Comments Off on What is Periodontal Abscess?!

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 [...]

How Do You Know If You Have a Gum Disease If you’re over age 35, there’s a fifty percent chance you have periodontal (gum) disease—and you may not even know it. Without treatment, this often “silent” bacterial infection could cause you to lose your gum, supporting bone of your teeth or eventually your teeth. The [...]

Is Mouthwash a necessity?

Commercials & marketings on TV and shelves at your local drug store are full of promotions that advertise the necessary benefits of mouthwash, yet your dentist has never told you that you "should" be using it. This often leaves people wondering whether mouthwash is a necessary component of their oral health routine. With all of [...]

By |2019-02-09T11:54:24+00:00February 9th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth, periodontal disease & pregnancy|Comments Off on Is Mouthwash a necessity?

Dental Care Before, During and After Pregnancy

The belief that pregnancy drains calcium from your teeth and that you lose a tooth for every baby is false. However, you may experience some changes in your oral health during pregnancy due to a surge in hormones, which can exaggerate the way gum tissue reacts to plaque. Dental care is crucial at this stage, [...]

By |2019-01-18T12:05:50+00:00January 18th, 2019|Dental article, Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth, periodontal disease & pregnancy|Comments Off on Dental Care Before, During and After Pregnancy

The Link between gum disease & Low Birth Weight

The Link between Gum disease & Low Birth Weight Complications with oral health unquestionably have an impact on systemic health. Poor oral hygiene and gum disease (Periodontal disease) can increase the likelihood of health disease throughout the rest of the body. The length of time associated with healthy pregnancy, researchers have found, is often shortened [...]

By |2018-08-12T15:06:22+00:00June 25th, 2018|Gum disease, oral healthcare, Periodontal disease, periodontal disease & low weight birth, periodontal disease & pregnancy|Comments Off on The Link between gum disease & Low Birth Weight