Gum Disease and Smoking

Half of Americans Have Gum Disease Did you know that Half of Americans have Gum Disease?  The technical term is called Periodontitis, a chronic condition that is characterized by inflammation, bleeding gums, and bone loss.  Left untreated, periodontitis will...

Sleep Apnea – What Is It?

What is sleep apnea? by Numpol Dejtiranukul Sleep apnea means “lack of breath” or “no breath”.  Millions of Americans as well as others around the world suffer from this life threatening condition in which a person stops breathing for a period...

What Is Gum Disease?

Gum Disease (Periodontitis) Affects Half of Americans It’s not something new.  From time to time, you’ve heard people talk about gum disease, but what is it?  Is it like gingivitis or something?  According to the American Academy of Periodontology roughly...