Dental effects of missing teeth

The Link between Gum Disease and Your Overall Health

The link between oral health and overall health is a strong one. Periodontal disease is connected to many other health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease and kidney complications. The better your oral health, the more your body will thank you for it. Read on as Drs. Jennifer and Cory Chambers from Cobblestone Park Family Dental […]Read More
Causes and treatments for gum recession

Causes and Treatments for Gum Recession

In a healthy mouth, the gum tissue fits snugly around the teeth like a cuff. Gum recession is what happens when the gums wear away or pull away from the teeth. Receding gums expose more tooth structure than normal, and if the recession is left untreated, it can eventually expose a tooth’s root. This can […]Read More

What Is Periodontal Disease and How Is It Treated?

Periodontal (gum) disease is a serious threat to the health of the gums and teeth. If left untreated, gum disease can destroy the structures that hold the teeth in place, in turn causing tooth loss. Unfortunately, gum disease is a public health concern, as studies show that over half of all American adults have some […]Read More