gum disease Archives - Corinna Dental Group

About Gingivitis, Periodontitis and Gum Disease

In days gone by, it was the norm for people to have full dentures at quite a young age. We expected to reach the end of our days without our teeth. Perfectly good teeth were often removed to place full dentures. This is no longer the case: these days dentists expect that most people will …Read More

Drug Action Week —Effects of Alcohol and Drugs on Oral Health

From 16 June – 22 June, Australia observes Drug Action Week. It is an awareness campaign that focuses on issues associated with alcohol and drug use in our country. Below is a link to a page containing some downloadable fact sheets on the psychological and physical effects of alcohol and drug use: We’ve highlighted …Read More

Gum Disease And Female Hormones

A recent review of women’s health issues shows the role of female hormones in having gum disease and how the latter can contribute to health issues like bone loss and preterm births. Charlene Krejci, associate clinical professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine reviewed 61 journal articles with 100 studies to …Read More

Be Aware Of Gum Disease

The bad news is, it is possible to have gum disease and have no warning signs. According to the American Dental Association, gum diseases are usually painless so it’s even possible to have serious gum disease and not know it. There are often warning signs that can alert you to problems with your gums. According …Read More

Half of US Adults Suffer From Gum Problems

In 2010, the American Academy of Periodontology estimated that three out of four Americans suffer from gum disease ( Years later, statistics did not improve as the Journal of Dental Research reports nearly half of US adults have periodontal disease. According to the report, 47.2 % or 64.7 million American adults aged 30 and above …Read More