Friday, 17 June 2016 by Foundation Dental
At Foundation Dental Services, once we have stabilised your periodontal disease, with active periodontal treatment, we will tailor a supportive care programme for you according to your ongoing risk of recurrence.
Source: Bite Magazine Postmenopausal women susceptible to bone fractures may also be a higher risk for gum disease, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and Case/Cleveland Clinic Postmenopausal Health Collaboration (CCCPOHC). Researchers found a link between postmenopausal women with high scores on a Fracture Assessment Risk Tool (known as
Friday, 14 November 2014 by Foundation Dental
In a study of African Americans with normal kidney function, those with severe periodontal disease developed chronic kidney disease (CKD) at 4 times the rate of those without severe periodontal disease. The study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014. Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection of the oral cavity, and it
Here is a great video that demonstrates how dental implants work, showing 3 teeth restoration using crown and bridge supported on 2 dental implants. To find out more about how dental implants work, call us on 07 3878 2519 for an obligation-free discussion.
Article by Dr John Carrigy MDSc (Melb), BDS (Syd) Hons, MRACDS (Perio) DOWNLOAD: Dr John Carrigy Periodontist Talk Notes TAKE HOME POINTS The treatment of Periodontitis follows a set path of clinical action. These “phases” of treatment may differ in their name and number – but the goals of each step are almost universally accepted :
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Monday, 09 June 2014 by Foundation Dental
Periodontal disorders such as tooth loss and gingivitis have been identified as a potential risk marker for cardiovascular disease in a large study reported April 9, 2014. More than 15,000 patients with chronic coronary heart disease provided information on their dental health, with results showing that indicators of periodontal disease (fewer remaining teeth, gum bleeding) were common in this
Article by Ashley Henshaw There are few adults who can claim they’ve never had a cavity. Even though most people have experienced this condition, few know what actually happens to a tooth when it gets a cavity. For example, did you know that cavities are actually the term used to describe a type of tooth
Great article below from Medical News Today on Periodontal Health and Pregnancy: When a woman becomes pregnant, she knows it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle to ensure both the health of herself and the health of her baby. New clinical recommendations from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the Eurpean Federation of
We often get asked, ‘how do I know when I need a periodontist and not a dentist?’ A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. Periodontists receive extensive training in