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Dr. Michael J. Florence, Dr. Jack H. Lincks & Dr. Randy S. Demetter

Oral-Systemic Connection

Periodontal Health Specialists of Idaho Oral-Systemic Connection

Sometimes the only way to detect periodontal disease is through a periodontal evaluation. If you value your oral health as well as your overall health, a periodontal evaluation is a good idea—especially if you notice any symptoms of periodontal disease; have heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease or osteoporosis; are thinking of becoming pregnant; have a family member with periodontal disease; or have a sore or irritation in your mouth that does not get better within two weeks.

Add years to your life:  “... flossing your teeth ranks right up there with taking your vitamins, quitting smoking and reducing stress as one of the top five things you can do to reduce your “Real Age.” In fact, keeping your teeth and gums healthy allows you to add 6.4 years to your life ...”    American Academy of Periodontology