Medical science has shown that problems with your oral health can impact your entire body, sometimes in very serious ways. These problems generally occur when bacteria related to gum disease travels through the blood stream, impacting major organs including your heart and brain. Left unaddressed, your periodontal health issues can lead to problems far more serious than periodontitis:
Good periodontal health is central to maintaining good overall health. Take excellent care of your teeth and gums, flossing, brushing, and performing all routine maintenance Dr. Blue and your dentist recommend to prevent gum disease. Should your gums and jawbone require periodontal intervention, Dr. Marcus Blue can apply his expertise right here in our Basalt, CO office to help you avoid more serious problems for years to come. This includes everything from removing and replacing compromised soft tissue and bone to extracting impacted teeth—whatever it takes to overcome your gum disease and safeguard your general health.
Centers for Disease Control estimates show that nearly 65 million American adults over the age of 30 suffer from gum disease. It’s a frightening prospect when you consider the potential for serious health problems that number represents. With treatment from someone as extensively trained in periodontics as Dr. Blue, you have nothing to fear.