periodontitis Tag

The Connection is Impressive

Periodontitis and Metabolic Syndrome are manifestations of chronic inflammation. Could there be a causal relationship between the chronic inflammation of gum disease and the chronic inflammation of metabolic syndrome? The answer lies in the fact that practically all chronic diseases start with inflammation on the…

What You Don’t Know Could Harm You

Have you ever… kissed a person with gum disease? Then you know how it tastes. spoken to a person with gum disease? Then you know how it smells. seen a person smile who has red or swollen gums? Then you know how it looks.  …

What Went Wrong?

If our primal ancestors ate nutrient-dense foods that allowed them to thrive with no gum disease or tooth decay, then what went wrong? Today there is a 47% prevalence of periodontitis among adults in the United States. Periodontitis is the advanced stage of gum disease…