Tag Archives: gum disease

Need for Gingivitis Treatment Recognized with New CDT Code

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Over the last few years, new research has broadened our understanding of the implications of gum disease. As the connection between oral bacteria and inflammation, and overall health has become clear, there has been an increased emphasis on treating gingivitis … Continue reading

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Sitting is the New Smoking

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Obesity was one of the top topics at the AAOSH (oral systemic) Scientific Session again this year. Speakers discussed the cumulative cost of obesity in America, the relationship between food, nutrition, and dentistry, the growing epidemic of childhood obesity and … Continue reading

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Motivating Periodontal Patients to Accept Treatment

Posted on by Jim Philhower | Category Periodontal Management

It can be frustrating when periodontal patients reject your treatment recommendations. Don’t let past rejections control your current patient conversations. Periodontal disease is dangerously undertreated and you can increase patient acceptance by communicating a few key facts. Key Fact: Delaying … Continue reading

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