Periodontics |3 min read

Mouth – Body Connection

Research studies have shown that there is a strong association between periodontal disease and other chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, pregnancy complications, and respiratory disease. Periodontal disease is characterized by chronic inflammation of...

How Is Periodontal Disease Diagnosed?
Periodontics |1 min read

How Is Periodontal Disease Diagnosed?

Periodontal disease is diagnosed by your dentist or dental hygienist during a periodontal examination. This type of exam should always be part of your regular dental check-up. A periodontal probe (small dental instrument) is gently used to measure the sulcus (pocket...