Episode 9–What You Should Know About Gum Disease
We miss Dr. Johnson this episode in our discussion of gum disease. Actually it is Dr. Edwards’s fault so send him all your hate mail if you miss Dr. Johnson. We promise he’ll be back for the next episode. In the meanwhile you can listen to a riveting discussion about what all those numbers mean. No not the ones from Lost, the numbers your doctor and hygienist call out when they are poking your gums. We also discuss the merits of a fine cup of green tea.
News: Green Tea is Good For Your Gums
Article quoted appeared in the March, 2009 issue of the Journal of Periodontology.
What is Gum Disease and Why Do I Care?
We discuss what gum disease is and what it can do. Also, if you ever wondered what all those numbers mean, we explain that too. Did you know that active gum disease can also increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and pre-term birth? If your gums bleed when you brush your teeth see your dentist for an exam.
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