Posts Tagged: gum disease

Glucose and Your Gums: A Diabetic’s Guide to Periodontal Disease

It’s common knowledge that diabetes is linked to such medical complications as renal failure, cardiovascular disease, and obesity. Less common is an understanding of the oral health implications of diabetes, specifically, the increased risk for gum disease. Dr. Thanasi Loukas discusses symptoms and consequences of bleeding gums in Park Ridge, IL and what it means… Read more »

Busting Bad Breath at Park Ridge Dental

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is one of the most embarrassing oral health issues. The good news? It’s also preventable! The key to preventing and treating bad breath begins with oral hygiene and regular dental exams. Healthy, clean teeth and gums are less hospitable to bacteria and other smelly substances found within your mouth…. Read more »

Park Ridge Dentists: Try Our Teeth Grinding Quiz

Do you grind your teeth? When patients grind or clench their teeth, they leave their smile vulnerable to damage and medical complications such as TMJ disorder. Fortunately, at Loukas General Dentistry we provide treatment for bruxism to eliminate your teeth grinding issues. In today’s blog, your Park Ridge dentists, Dr. Maria Loukas and Dr. Thanasi… Read more »