Gum disease, meaning infection of the gums and structures around the tooth and tooth root is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults over the age of 35. If that isn’t a good enough reason to take care of your gums, current research indicates a clear.
Relationship between healthy gums and your overall health. Gum or periodontal infections correlates with conditions such as stroke, heart attack, high blood pressure, diabetes and raises the overall state of inflammation in our bodies. Treatment for diseases of the gums is an area of special interest at PEACE dental. Dr. Frederick was voted outstanding student clinician in Periodontics during his Doctoral training in the US and has continued to build upon his knowledge and experience. Periodontal screening and consultation forms an integral part of every comprehensive examination at PEACE.