World Oral Health Day 2013 – Why The Mouth Is A Gateway To Your Body

Oral health is critical to our well-being and yet too many of us take it for granted. Despite decades worth of research linking oral health to systemic health, far too many people remain unaware of the importance in maintaining good oral health. A quick search on the internet reveals millions of articles discussing the link between gum disease and major chronic diseases such as cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, pre-diabetes, arthritis, pre-term births etc. Gum disease is the most prevalent human infection with little progress being made.

No one would walk around with with chronically bleeding fingernails or pus-filled scabs on their arms, but because gums are hidden from view, most people will ignore their symptoms until it is too late and much damage has been done.  Why is this? Studies have demonstrated the general unwillingness to address chronic gum disease when up to 70% of patients diagnosed with gum disease failed to get treatment due primarily to cost and fear of pain. (It can be assumed that 100% of those undiagnosed are not seeking treatment and this may represent about half of the population). Read More

Congratulations To Dr. Robert Oliveros – Periowave’s PDC iPad mini Winner!

The Periowave team had a fantastic time again at this year’s Pacific Dental Conference, held at the Vancouver Convention Center. With over 12,000 dental professionals attending, we were kept busy discussing Periowave case studies, technique, and tradeshow promotions.

Periowave was featured in four lectures at the PDC this year. A record for us! Dr. Veronique Benhamou, Dr. George Freedman, Dr. Fay Goldstep, and Dr. Nancy Adair did a fantastic job educating clinicians on the benefits of using Periowave in their practice. Read More

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