Gum Disease

HONEY:
Confection or Powerful Medicine?

        Alvin H. Danenberg, DDS       October 26, 2015   Honey! It’s sticky, sweet, and yummy. Is it a confection, or is it a powerful medicine? It’s both.   Interestingly, the anecdotal health reports over the centuries are now supported…

Is Gum Disease an Autoimmune Disease?

Gum disease (or periodontal disease) can be viewed as an acute infection as well as a chronic infection. Is the chronic phase actually related to an autoimmune reaction?   An autoimmune disease is a disease in which the body produces antibodies that attack its own…