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Periodontal Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis | Springfield MA Dentist

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) are a systemic inflammatory disorder, which is how they have a connection. Both diseases frustrate the immune system and attack its own tissues, eventually leading to tooth loss and pain of joints. Learn about the connection and what you can do to protect your overall health. …

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The Truth Behind 5 Popular Dental Misconceptions | Springfield Dentist

Clearing up misconceptions about oral health can help improve personal oral hygiene efforts for a beautiful and healthier smile.  If you keep up with your oral hygiene regimen, dental visits are significantly easier and dental care is more manageable.   Misconception #1 – My teeth are fine if I have no pain  Tooth decay (cavities) usually …

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