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Four things to know about menopause and periodontal disease

For Jane Q. Citizen: if your doctor is not asking you questions about your oral health, bring it up in your next examination. Tell your doctors that you want periodontal status to be an aspect of your annual physicals and gynecological exams.

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The questions to ask your dentist during your biannual checkups

You take the time and make the effort to get poked and prodded by your dentist twice a year to make sure you do not have a problem with your teeth — and to make sure you’re not displaying signs of periodontal disease. Your dentist or the hygienist should probe your gums during your checkup, looking for some basic signs. We’ve listed them below with the questions you can ask to ensure that your dentist is detecting a periodontal problem as early as possible. If you do show symptoms, your dentist should recommend that you begin treatment right away. With a periodontist.

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The five most-asked questions about periodontal disease, Part 5

Dr. Guglielmoni answers the five questions about periodontal disease The Practice SF hears most frequently. Number 5: How do I avoid periodontal disease?

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The five most-asked questions about periodontal disease, Part 4

Dr. Guglielmoni answers the five questions about periodontal disease The Practice SF hears most frequently. Number 4: Why is a dental implant the best solution for the tooth I lost to periodontal disease?

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The five most-asked questions about periodontal disease, Part 2

Dr. Guglielmoni answers the five questions about periodontal disease The Practice SF hears most frequently. Number 2: Can periodontal disease go away on its own?

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The five most-asked questions about periodontal disease, Part 1

Dr. Guglielmoni answers the five questions about periodontal disease The Practice SF hears most frequently. Number 1: How do you get periodontal disease?

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