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Periodontal disease (gum disease)

September 22, 2017

“ Both periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease are inflammatory diseases and inflammation is the common mechanism that connects them”, says Dr. Cochran, PhD.

 

A consensus paper on the relationship between heart disease and gum disease was recently developed. Managing one disease may reduce the risk for the other.

 

At Oakville North Dentistry we have experienced dentists and hygienists who are trained to treat periodontal disease with a focus on reducing and controlling the bacterial accumulations and eliminating inflammation.

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