A revolutionary new device has been created that can help dentists detect periodontal disease!Attached to the tooth, an ultra-thin and flexible sensor has been crafted to specifically measure the levels of bacteria in the mouth. The intention for the device is to aid dentists in diagnosing and fine-tuning treatments for patients who are suffering from periodontal (gum) disease and possibly even provide information on the general health of the patient!
Oral health and you…It is no secret that connections between poor oral health and the body have been proven. Poor oral health has been known to impact the body and even create issues such as diabetes, higher risk of stroke and even cancer!
Take care of yourself with Curtis Couch D.D.S…At Curtis Couch D.D.S in Thousand Oaks we understand the link between overall health and oral health, which is why we are so adamant on the importance of oral health. Did you know that adults over 35 lose more teeth to gum diseases (periodontal disease) than from cavities? The best way to prevent cavities and periodontal disease is by good tooth brushing and flossing techniques, performed daily.
Keep gum disease at bay with the help of Curtis Couch D.D.S…Periodontal (gum) disease, if left untreated, can result in tooth and bone loss! That is why it is important to book an appointment with us if you suffer from any of the following symptoms:
- Red, swollen or tender gums or other pain in your mouth
- Bleeding while brushing, flossing, or eating hard food
- Gums that are receding or pulling away from the teeth, causing the teeth to look longer than before
- Loose or separating teeth
- Pus between your gums and teeth
- Sores in your mouth
- Persistent bad breath
- A change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite