Posts Categorized: Gum Disease

Austin Family Dentist Wants to Discuss Your Heart Health

February marks American Heart Month, dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of heart disease. Keeping your heart healthy, however, is a lifelong practice. So what does your dental health have to do with your cardiovascular wellbeing? More than you may think, actually. A plethora of studies examining oral-systemic health (the relationship between your oral… Read more »

Hey, Gums, Where are You Going?

Many people seem to be under the impression that gum disease is a natural occurrence and should be considered inevitable. Granted, gum disease is common; around 80% of adults in America have some form of the chronic disease, and it remains the number one cause of adult tooth loss.  However, its prevalence among us does… Read more »