Posts Tagged: Lake Forest gum disease

There’s More to Gum Disease than You May Know

Are you worried about gum disease affecting you at some point in your life? If you haven’t already, there’s a good chance that you might, considering that gum disease affects over 70% of adults in the United States today. Fortunately, the condition isn’t hard to prevent, or to treat if it develops. However, not treating… Read more »

What Do My Knees Have to Do with My Teeth?

At our Lake Forest dental office, we believe your dental health can have wide-ranging consequences for your overall health. According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, some scientists agree. Our Lake Forest dentist, Dr. James Fondriest, will explain how researchers from the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland have connected rheumatoid… Read more »

Why Women Struggle More with Gum Disease than Men

Research from the Journal of Periodontology suggests women are more likely to floss, visit the dentist regularly, and even have cosmetic dental procedures while being less likely to smoke and drink excessive alcohol than men. Although women have historically been better caretakers of their teeth, females are more susceptible to gum disease than males for… Read more »

Treat Gum Disease to Prevent Tooth Loss

Gum Disease Treatment in Chicago One of the worst things you can do for your oral health is ignoring the signs of gum disease. Leaving gingivitis untreated can lead to periodontitis. The advanced stages of gum disease include gingival recession, extreme tooth sensitivity, and possible tooth loss. While gum disease is not curable, the progression of… Read more »