ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ON DENTAL IMPLANTS AND PERIODONTAL DISEASE
The following website links contain helpful information and pictures. Just click on the link below to go to the website page described.
Links from the American Dental Association
- Periodontal Disease
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- Bad Breath (Halitosis)
- Glossary of Dental Terms
Links from The American Academy of Periodontology :
This link contains an article that covers the types and causes of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations and possible treatments.
Frequently Asked Questions
This link contains “Frequently Asked Questions” covering general periodontal questions, periodontal procedures, and how periodontal disease affects general health.
Possible Medical Complications
This link covers how periodontal disease can adversely affect your general health.
Smoking & Periodontal Disease
Smoking may be one of the most important risk factors in the development of periodontal disease. This link gives information regarding the periodontal effects of smoking.
Women & Periodontal Disease
This link contains information to help women avoid periodontal (gum) disease and protect their oral health.
Diabetes & Periodontal Disease
This link contains information on how diabetes increases periodontal disease and how periodontal disease can also increase diabetes.
Is periodontal disease contagious?
This link describes how periodontal disease can be passed from parents to children and between husbands and wives.
This link describes periodontal procedures such as dental implants, scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration, tissue grafts, and dental laser surgery.
Dental Implants: Teeth that Look and Feel Like Your Own
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots (posts) placed into your jawbone. Crowns, bridges or dentures are then anchored to these. This link describes the process and benefits of dental implants.