Pregnancy and Gum Disease

Periodontal disease and the negative effects it can have on our unborn babies Did you know that gingival inflammation is likely to increase during pregnancy, even when good oral hygiene is being maintained? This can lead to the progression of gum disease, a potential risk factor for gestational diabetes and other adverse pregnancy outcomes such…

Smoking and Periodontal Disease

How can smoking affect not only your general health but also your oral health? Quick Facts: Tobacco is one of the leading causes of mouth cancer in the UK Smokers are up to 6 times more likely to show destruction of the periodontal tissues than a non-smoker Smokers are twice as likely to lose teeth…