Periodontitis affects millions of Americans. This disease affects the gums around the teeth, causing inflammation, bleeding and tooth loss. At Bernardsville Dental Care, we provide treatment for and prevention of periodontitis to keep your smile looking beautiful. Oral health is important to your looks, but it’s also vital to your overall health.
Gum disease is linked to cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes. Researchers now believe that the bacteria that causes periodontitis is linked to cancer, specifically pancreatic and oral cancers. Taking care of your gums and teeth at your Bernardsville, NJ dentist can reduce your risk of cancer.
Gum Disease Is Preventable
Practicing good oral hygiene and seeing your dentist twice a year is the best way to avoid gum disease. Your oral health is important to your overall health. Make an appointment with Dr. James Kellam today to get a smile that will last a lifetime.