The Effects of a Calcium Deficiency on Your Oral Health

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Everyone knows calcium helps keep your bones strong, and strong bones are an important part of your overall health.  But did you know that your calcium intake also plays a role in the health and strength of your teeth?  Calcium is a mineral, and it’s one of the most abundant in your body with 99% being found in the teeth …

How Gum Health Effects Overall Health

tara.anders Dentistry, Oral Health

The earliest stage of gum disease is called gingivitis in the dental community and associated symptoms are red, inflamed, and/or bleeding gums. Shockingly, three out of four Americans suffer from gum disease and the effects, yet many are afraid to seek treatment which can, in turn, lead to increased overall health issues. Symptoms of gum disease can be recognized at …