October 28, 2017
Periodontal disease, more often referred to as gum disease, can lead to a number of oral health concerns, including tooth decay, gum tissue recession, and even tooth loss. Most patients are aware of this, but what many people don’t know is that gum disease adversely affects the whole body. Studies are still being conducted to help dentists and patients alike better understand the specific links between gum disease and oral health, but the results are clear in stating that poor oral health increases your risk for numerous overall health concerns. Brush and floss daily, visit the dentist regularly and seek treatment for periodontal disease right away.
December 24, 2016
Let’s talk about gum disease. Probably not a topic that typically comes up over lunch with friends, but an important one nevertheless. Research shows that approximately 80 percent of adults in American have some degree of gum, or periodontal, disease. If you have advanced gum disease, Dr. Grossman can perform periodontal laser surgery in Concord to remove the bacteria infecting your gums and promote tissue regeneration.
August 31, 2016
Periodontics is one of several dental specialties. Dentists with advanced training perform procedures such as gum and bone grafting, dental implant placement and other treatments that promote the health and integrity of the gums, jaw bone and connective tissues which support the teeth. Dr. Stephen J. Grossman, Concord, MA periodontist,successfully treats the number one cause of tooth loss in the United States–periodontitis, or advanced gum disease. (more…)