Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Gum disease, which may be the most common dental disease we treat, affects about half of the total percentage of adults in the United States. While much of what causes gum disease comes down to which food choices we make, there are also a number of risk factors you should be aware of. Here are some you can review. The... read more »

Effects of Gum Disease

Perhaps the most common disorder we care for at Riverwalk Dental Spa is gum disease, an infection of the gums. Periodontal disease impacts an immense percentage of the population, but with suitable brushing and flossing, you can protect yourself from it. Learn more about gum disease by reading on. Some of the first effects of periodontal disease include bleeding gums... read more »

The Connection Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Studies show there is a link between blood sugar control and gum disease. How does this work and what can you do about it? It is a fact of life that your mouth will be a hotel for bad bacteria. However, if you are vigilant, you can decide how many, when and where in your mouth they can stay. If... read more »