Gum Disease

Gum Disease Tied to Deadly Liver Scarring

Your liver serves many important roles in the body. Besides filtering toxins out of your blood, it also synthesizes proteins, produces the biochemicals you need for healthy digestion, produces hormones, and even helps with the decomposition of red blood cells. It should be unsurprising, then, that when this important organ stops functioning as […]

Are Oral Contraceptives Hurting Your Gums?

People taking oral contraceptives can have a wide range of side effects, including unpleasant ones like nausea or headaches, or even positive ones, like clearer skin. But did you know that taking oral birth control can affect your gum health as well?

How Oral Contraceptives Impact Gums

Oral contraceptives change the balance of hormones in the body […]

March 9th, 2017|Gum Disease|