Posts Categorized: Oral-Systemic

This Is Your Mouth on Medicine

If you are one of 70 percent of Americans who take at least one prescription medication, you’re no stranger to the world of side effects. It’s even become something of a running gag, pointing out that the side effects of the medication are even worse than the symptoms of the condition that’s being treated! Although… Read more »

Gum Disease’s Connection to American Heart Month

The effects of gum disease are farther-reaching than some people realize. In varying degrees, the disease affects about 70% of America’s adult population. In its most severe form, gum disease is also the leading cause of adult tooth loss. However, numerous studies have shown that the mechanisms behind gum disease can prove a significant risk… Read more »