Periodontists… The super-heroes for your gums

  When it comes to allowing someone near your mouth with sharp instruments you really want to make sure that he, or she, is the most trained and experienced periodontist possible. While your dentist is the absolute right person to visit every 6 to 9 months, there...


Women have several hormonal changes through their life. These hormones affect tissues in the body, including periodontal tissues. During puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, menopause, and while on oral contraceptives, hormone levels fluctuate. The chance of developing periodontal disease in women increases during these times of hormonal imbalance and tissue sensitivity.

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