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Gum Disease

  • Gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults
  • Your mouth is the portal to your entire body
  • By helping improve the health of your gums, you will help your entire body
A healthy body begins with a healthy mouth. You must have a healthy mouth in order to have a healthy body. We have known for years that gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults. Now research shows that it can contribute to many other very serious diseases throughout the rest of your body.

Prevention of Heart Attacks, Stroke, and Diabetes
Dr. Michael Roizen of the Cleveland Clinic
For example, scientific research has shown that you have four times more harmful bacteria product in your bloodstream if you have severe gum disease. These oral bacteria and their by-products can go to your heart, brain, lungs, and travel through your entire body. If you have severe gum disease you are two times more likely to be at risk for a heart attack. You are three times more likely to have a stroke, and four times more likely to have oral cancer. You are also at risk for osteoporosis, low birthrate babies, spontaneous pre-term births, diabetes, respiratory disease, arthritis, stomach ulcers, and obesity, among other diseases!

Dr. Duane Keller - Inventor of Perio Protect
Dr. Duane Keller - Inventor of Perio Protect
Periodontal Dental Treatments
Periodontal Dental Treatments
Dr. Garth Ehrlich - Arthritis Researcher
Inflammation is now known to be a primary culprit to a number of diseases. Bacteria in the mouth can cause this inflammation, which can cause gums to recede and leave gaps for bacteria to hide and grow even more between your gums and teeth. By helping improve the health of your gums, and ridding your mouth of gum disease, you can profoundly improve the inflammation and infection levels not only of your mouth – but also of your entire body, helping you to stay healthy and happy!

Your mouth is the portal to your entire body. This is why it is so important to take care of your mouth with proper dental care, and to eradicate gum disease immediately!

Dr. Lon Jones - Xylitol
Dr. Kim Kutsch - CariFree
Dr. Milligan was one of the early speakers nationally to dentists about the link between oral health and overall health. He is a founding member of the American Academy for Oral-Systemic Health, an organization bringing physicians and dentists together to improve total body health.

Dr. Yipping Han – Pregnancy Concerns
At Eastland Dental Center, we have the knowledge and experience to help treat your gum disease, and teach you about the importance of maintaining proper oral health. Call today and get rid of your gum disease NOW!

Dr. Judith Miklossy, Director of the International Alzheimer's,Research Center shows the importance of taking care of oral health in order to prevent Dementia, Alzheimer's and other chronic disorders in 2 videos on this page:

"I am Judith Miklossy. I am from Switzerland, and I am the director of the International Alzheimer's Research Center. And the goal of this research center is to show the involvement of spirochetes in Alzheimer's disease. And to take care of our oral health is extremely important as it was shown that several types of oral spirochetes can be involved and can be found in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. So take care of your oral health, as oral spirochetes can get to the brain and cause Dementia."

Dr. Judith Miklossy - Alzheimers
Dr. Judith Miklossy - Alzheimers
Dr. Mike Milligan:
Hi I'm Dr Mike Milligan. I'm here with Dr Judith Miklossy of Switzerland, and the International Alzheimer's Research Center. Judith thanks so much for being with me.

Dr. Judith Miklossy:
Thank you very much for this invitation.

Dr. Mike Milligan:
OK. Now as we know, the bacteria in the mouth can affect the entire body. One of the worst diseases possible that we all fear probably even more than death itself is Dementia and Alzheimer's. Tell me about the research, the spirochetes that can go from the mouth to the brain and the problems that that can cause.

Dr. Judith Miklossy:
Indeed six different oral periodontal pathogen spirochetes were found to be present in the brain in Alzheimer's patients so it is extremely important to take care of oral health in order to prevent Dementia.

Dr. Mike Milligan:
Six different bacteria in the mouth were found in the brain in Dementia and Alzheimer's.

Dr. Judith Miklossy:
Yes, six different periodontal pathogen spirochetes were found to be present in the brain in Alzheimer's patients so this is extremely important to take care of this to prevent it. So recently we have reviewed all the data in respect to the detection of spirochetes in Alzheimer's disease and the analysis of this data showed a very strong statistical significant association between the spirochetal infection in Alzheimer's disease and in between them there were these six different oral spirochetes; and in addition oral spirochetes can infect together in the same brain of an Alzheimer's patient, so this is extremely really important to take care of the oral health.

Dr. Mike Milligan:
Judith thank you so much for all that you do. You are going to impact the health of so many people. We need to get their oral health healthy to help prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's. We appreciate so much – thank you for being with us, Judith.

Dr. Judith Miklossy:
I think the work that you are doing is extremely important because I think people from different branches of medicine should get together to go faster on this way, and the dental practice will be the most important in order to prevent not only Dementia but also other chronic disorders because you can do it very early.

Dr. Mike Milligan:
Thank you so much, Judith.

Dr. Judith Miklossy:
Thank you very much.

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