Healthy Mouths lead to Healthy Lives
Dental Health Week which, takes place in the first full week of August, is dedicated to promoting preventative care for healthy mouths, so that every person can enjoy greater overall health. This year the Dental Health Week, is dedicated to Women and oral health. A recent study that revealed that many women are unaware of the significant impact periodontal disease has on their health at various life stages.
The connection between hormonal changes and gum inflammation is well documented. For example it has been shown that for pregnant women, periodontal disease can cause premature birth and increase the risk for Breast Cancer.
If your gums bleed when you brush them or bite into an apple it is not normal. We can shown you how to care for your gum and heal the disease and keep your teeth for life. Please call our team at Tooronga Family Dentistry to make an appointment to have you gums and teeth examined.