By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pregnant women can safely be treated for gum infections without having to worry about their baby’s health, according to a new study. The concern among dentists had been that treating the problem could cause bacteria to get into the mothers’ bloodstream, where they could harm babies’ development. […]
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By Blane J. Nasveschuk, DMD on August 21, 2010 in Articles, Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Gum Disease, Laser Dentistry, Office News, Pregnancy, Respiratory
Silent, undiagnosed, untreated and ongoing gum disease poses a significant health hazard say our medical colleagues, due to chronic inflammation that continually irritates the body’s immune system.