gum disease

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For decades, researchers have known that certain bacteria in the mouth can contribute to the development of gum disease. Still, in a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin have shown that a unicellular parasite, known as Entamoeba gingavalis, is also a contributor to the condition. The study found the…

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Is there a link between obesity and gum disease? According to a research study from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, yes, there is, but the relationship isn’t as easy to explain as cause and effect. The study, published in the British Dental Journal, focuses on one…

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We talk a lot about teeth. After all, we’re dentists. But, we are also concerned with your gum health. At Legends Dental, your gum health is just as important to us as the rest of your mouth (and body). In this blog, we are talking about gum health and how…

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As a dental practice, we talk a lot about teeth, proper bites and treating temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. It’s kind of what we do. But, we are also concerned about other parts of the mouth, too. One of those parts we keep in mind with everything we do to…