Tag Archives: gum disease

Oral health a part of your overall health

Your oral health offers clues about your overall health. Studies suggest that oral bacteria and the inflammation associated with periodontal (gum) disease might play a role in some diseases.  According to the Mayo Clinic, possible conditions associated with your oral health include: Endocarditis. Endocarditis is an infection of the inner lining of your heart (endocardium). Endocarditis […]

Dental issues can be a sign of other health issues

You may think your dentist is only concerned about your oral health.  However, that is not the case.  Dr. Thor and his team know that your oral health is not just about how you care for your teeth and mouth. Sometimes there are signs or symptoms in your mouth that could be a sign of […]