Category: Patient Corner

Gum disease: the silent killer!

What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a serious inflammatory disorder that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The word periodontal literally means "around the tooth." Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease can affect one tooth or … Continue reading Gum disease: the silent killer!

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar): Sign and Symptoms and Management!!

Hypoglycemia is a common problem in diabetic patients and in the seriously ill patient because of the combination of medical conditions and the use of multiple medications, particularly insulin. Hypoglycemia is much more likely to be encountered in the dental office than are complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state. Although the purpose … Continue reading Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar): Sign and Symptoms and Management!!