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PERIODONTAL DISEASE BACTERIA LINKED TO ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Periodontal Disease and Alzheimers | Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, PLLC | Gasport, NY

Periodontal experts stress the importance of gum health in older adults and other at-risk groups

CHICAGO – JANUARY 28, 2019 – A recent study has periodontists, experts in the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of periodontal disease, encouraging patients to maintain gum health in an effort to reduce their Alzheimer’s ...

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Study Shows a Link between Weight, Exercise, and Periodontal Health

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You know that exercising regularly and staying at a healthy weight is good for your overall well-being. But according to a scientific study, being physically fit can be good for your gum health as well. The Journal of Periodontology reports that subjects in the study who were more physical fit and at a healthy weight had a lower occurrence of periodontitis—advanced gum disease. The first thing your Lockport dentist might tell you about gum disease is that it is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults.

If you have been on the fence—or the couch!—about starting a fitness program now might be a good time to add ...

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Periodontal Care - Take Care of Your Gums - Podcast with Dr. Kaplansky

 

 

Listen or Read Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s Podcast Interview!

Topic – Periodontal Care – Take Care of Your Gums!

Below you will find an easy to read transcript of Dr. Igor Kaplansky’s monthly podcast interview.  You can click the video to listen to the podcast or simply read the easy to follow transcript below. Enjoy!

Podcast Interview:

RC: Hello, everyone. This is Liz Harvey coming to you from our studios in New York City where we are dedicated to bringing you top quality advice from many of the leading expert professionals across the US.

In today's episode, we are speaking with Dr. Igor Kaplansky. Dr. Kaplansky is the founder of

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You’re Really Going to Brush your Teeth with That?

Teeth Brushing Techniques | Dentist Gasport NY

ToothbrushWhen was the last time you went out and splurged on a new toothbrush? Unlike a comfy pair of shoes or that T-shirt you’ve had for twenty years, developing a long-term relationship with your toothbrush is a bad idea.

We think it’s great that you’re proactive with your oral hygiene, and you may be doing everything right. But if you’ve got a toothbrush that’s been sitting around for six months in your germy (no offense) bathroom, we’ve got a reality check for you. That innocent little brush can be a breeding ground for germs, bacteria and fungus. Yes, we said fungus.

Not to mention the fact that those ...

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“My gums bleed when I brush…is that bad?”

Bleeding gums | lockport ny dentist

You know it’s not normal for your gums to bleed when you brush, but there’s just so much going on in your life that you’ll think about it tomorrow. Of course, tomorrow never comes, and things just get worse.

Periodontal disease does not go away on its own – in fact, it is an insidious little bugger that will continue to ravage your teeth and gums until you pay attention to it. At Dentistry by Dr. Kaplansky, we subscribe to the ageless dental theory that a head-in-the-sand approach is never, ever effective.

Gum Disease - Everything You Always Wanted to Know

Because we know that you really do want to enjoy excellent oral ...

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