Hard to believe, but researchers estimate that 80 percent of adults in the United States have gum disease. Sadly, the majority of these people are unaware that they have this chronic bacterial infection. With those kinds of statistic, however, it’s important to know the signs for each stage of gum disease and how it can be treated. Read on to learn more from a periodontist in Worcester.
A Periodontist in Worcester Addresses the Stages and Treatment of Gum Disease
November 29, 2018
See a Periodontist in Worcester Before Benefits Expire!
October 21, 2018
Halloween is upon us, which means you have about two months to use up your dental benefits. Don’t let benefits run out! Check with your insurer or your periodontist in Worcester to see if you have any remaining benefits. If you do, then schedule an appointment today so you can begin or complete the periodontal care you need to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile.
Your Periodontist in Worcester Discusses Pregnancy and Oral Health
March 3, 2018
Congratulations! We are so happy that you have a growing family! Here’s to nine months of good health and happy smiles. And to help you maintain your smile while you’re pregnant, your periodontist in Worcester would like to offer a few important tips. Your oral health may change while you’re expecting, and in fact you may be particularly susceptible to certain conditions. Read on to learn what you and we can do to help during this special time.
Signs You Need a Periodontist in Worcester
February 18, 2018
Did you know that gum disease affects nearly 80 percent of American adults? Unfortunately, many of those people don’t even realize they have this bacterial infection until the disease has progressed to the point that they are in pain or have loose teeth. The early signs can be hard to recognize so here is a list of signs and symptoms that may mean it’s time for you to see your periodontist in Worcester.
What is a Periodontist, Worcester?
November 4, 2017
According to the American Academy of Periodontology, a periodontist is “a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants.” Without the help of a periodontist, you may be at risk for the damaging effects of gum disease, which at worst can include tooth loss. Read on to learn more about periodontology and periodontists, Worcester.
Gum Disease Treatment in Worcester, MA
July 14, 2016
Gum disease at any stage is a significant threat to your oral health. And because this bacterial infection has been linked to systemic diseases and illness including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and osteoporosis, it can also negatively impact your general health, too. Because the symptoms of gum disease can damage both your oral and general health, early detection is important. At Handsman & Haddad Periodontics, your gum specialist in Worcester, MA, we look for the early warning signs in order to stop the progression. Then, with gum disease treatment, we help our patients manage the condition.