What causes periodontitis?

February 6, 2018 Dental health, News, Uncategorized

Periodontitis occurs when the wisdom teeth do not have enough room to erupt through the gums. Consequently, they may only partially come through the gum, which may lead to inflammation and infection of the soft tissue around the wisdom tooth.

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Poor oral health increases risks of frailty in older men

February 6, 2018 Dental health, News

Oral health problems are linked to frailty in older men, according to a new study. Researchers observed over 1,000 men over a three-year period and found those with poor oral health were more likely to suffer from weight loss, exhaustion, reduced gripping ability and walking speed, and low physical activity.

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