Links of Interest

Links of Interest

 

The following websites contain helpful information and pictures. Just click on the links below to go to the website page that is described.

 

 

Periodontal Disease

This link contains an article that covers the types and causes of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations and possible treatments.

http://www.perio.org/consumer/types_gum-disease.html

 

 

Periodontal Disease Risk Factors

This link discusses the different risk factors that can predispose you to periodontal disease.

http://www.perio.org/consumer/risk-factors

 

 

Symptoms of Periodontal Disease

This link lists the symptoms associated with periodontal disease.

http://www.perio.org/consumer/gum-disease-symptoms.htm

 

 

Smoking & Periodontal Disease

This link provides information on how smoking may be one of the most important risk factors in the development of periodontal disease.

http://www1.umn.edu/perio/tobacco/tobperio.html

 

 

Possible Medical Complications

This link covers how periodontal disease can adversely affect your general health.

http://www.perio.org/consumer/mbc.top2.htm

 

 

Diabetes & Periodontal Disease

This link contains information on how diabetes increases periodontal disease and how periodontal disease can also increase diabetic issues.

http://www.perio.org/consumer/diabetes.htm

 

 

Cardiovascular Disease & Periodontal Disease

This link contains information on the relationship between heart disease, stroke and periodontal disease.

http://www.perio.org/consumer/heart_disease

 

 

Other Systemic Disease & Periodontal Disease

This link contains information on the relationship between periodontal disease and osteoporosis, respiratory disease, and cancer.

http://www.perio.org/consumer/other-systemic-diseases

 

 

Women & Periodontal Disease

This link contains information to help women avoid periodontal (gum) disease and protect their oral health.

http://www.perio.org/consumer/women.htm