This is a video animation explaining gum disease and periodontal pocket charting.
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In two thousand and four Doctor Paul Ritker was named by time magazine as one of the one hundred most influential people in the world now how does one get considered for a list of the most influential people in the world well for starters you must do something trans formative change the world in a way that is likely to have long term implications fifteen years ago it was known but often ignored that more than half of the first heart attacks occurred in people with normal cholesterol levels 7 more than ten years ago doctorate chris started the series of studies that demonstrated quite convincingly than me that inflammation was a major factor in miocardial and strokes the data even indicated that the risk student elevated inflammation wasn’t least is great as the risk to the elevated ldl cholesterol as you might imagine this revolutionary finding was not welcomed by everyone the doctorate permit criticism not with the argument but with more and more evidence in the past ten years doctor richter has truly transform medicne as a direct result of his determined efforts elevated inflammation is now recognized as a critical factor in the major chronic diseases of aging doctor richter is very much
Dr Paul Ridker a Cardiologist voted Time magazines 100 most influential people. Dr. Ridker makes an impassioned plea to the periodontal community to continue to partner with the cardiology community to better understand how treating periodontal disease may help reduce the incidence of heart disease. He encourages the periodontal community to conduct and support research that will ultimately support a national clinical trial. For more information regarding gum disease and systemic health visit
Case: LANAP 6 month braces Patient has had his gums cut 4 times before searching online for an alternative to his cyclosporin induced gingival hyperplasia. He is now out almost 3 years and has not needed another trim.https://picasaweb.google.com/103703771319230633247/GingivalContouringLANAPThen6MonthBraces?authuser=0&feat=directlink
CDC report: A new study published by the Journal of Dental Research discloses the prevalence, severity, and extent of Periodontitis among U.S. adults (age 30 years and over), with results that are much higher than ever expected. The study used data from the 2009-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) cycle, and incorporated the first national probability sample with a full-mouth periodontal examination protocol (versus all previous partial-mouth examinations). Of the total people sampled in this study, here were the results: 47.2% (or 64.7 million total adults) had some degree of periodontitis 8.7% had mild periodontitis 30% had moderate periodontitis 8.5% had severe periodontitis 64% of adults (65 years and older) had either moderate or severe periodontitis Rates of periodontitis were highest among: Males (specifically Mexican-American) with less than a high school education Adults below 100% Federal Poverty Levels Current smokers http://jdr.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/08/29/0022034512457373.abstract
Problems inside your mouth, such as with your gums, teeth and/or tongue, can all be indicators that serious health troubles are lurking beneath the surface. It’s critical to pay attention to any and all signs or symptoms of oral problems. If your mouth is causing even the slightest discomfort, or you’re having trouble cleaning your teeth and gums, it’s time to book an appointment today to see your dentist. One common, yet frequently overlooked, oral issue is bleeding gums. Many people ignore inflamed or bleeding gums or brush it aside as a normal reaction to flossing, but the truth of the matter is that it’s one of the body’s clearest signs that something is awry. Think about the gums being similar to the skin on your body. If you developed an open sore every time you washed your hands, you would likely be very concerned and take immediate action to address the issue. The gums should be tended to with an equal amount of attention and care. There are several, even some surprising, reasons for bleeding gums besides plaque build-up. These includepregnancy and hormonal changes, excessive stress, smoking, challenged immune system functioning, disease and illnesses, such as cancer, HIV and diabetes, and more. And
Video of a Dentist that talks about the difference between gum surgery and Laser Gum Surgery. LANAP LANAP is an FDA cleared Laser gum Procedure that reverses gum disease.
This is a video that explains gum disease. From gingivitis to Periodontitis to tooth loss.