Tag Archives: periodontal disease

Chronic Inflammation, Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease

Controlling Chronic Inflammation Can Keep Periodontal Disease Under Control! Inflammation is the fire your body builds to burn out attackers like bacteria, viruses or parasites. If you’ve ever gotten a scratch that grows swollen and hot to the touch you’ve encountered acute, … Continue reading

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Periodontal Disease and Your Health From CT’s Sedation Dentist, Thomas Peltzer DMD

Greetings from Dr. Thomas Peltzer and the Staff at Gentle Dental Care! Periodontal Disease: Silent and Deadly Periodontal disease can go on for years without pain and without detection unless specific examination procedures are performed. Visual oral examination by itself (even by … Continue reading

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6 Dental Health Concerns Unique to Women

Thomas Peltzer, DMD at Gentle Dental Care in CT is the leading Sedation Dentist in CT and Cosmetic Dentist in CT and has written extensively for various publications on factors relating to whole body health. In addition to being the … Continue reading

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Obesity and Gum Disease. Is there a Connection?

  At Gentle Dental Care in Plainville CT we treat many patients from across CT under sedation dentistry and sleep dentistry. Many of our medically ill patients are clinically obese. These patients have a much higher incidence of medical problems … Continue reading

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Five Things Dr. Thomas Peltzer Really Wants You To Know

1. Don’t Wait Until Something Hurts. This old saying continues to be true today. So many of us procrastinate, much to our detriment. Patients procrastinate a dental checkup or treatment simply due to the false notion that “nothing hurts.” Gum … Continue reading

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4 Myths About Bad Breath or Halitosis

Here are four myths about halitosis or bad breath: Myth # 1: Mouth Wash alone will take care of it. Reality –Gargling with Listerine is just a drop in the bucket. Breath fresheners are a partial temporary fix which do … Continue reading

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Periodontal Disease Causes Preterm Labor and Low Birthweight Infants

The test came back and it’s positive – you’re pregnant. Congratulations! Your mind is filled with excitement, and you have created a “to-do list for the new addition to your life.” While you and your questions continue to grow, it’s … Continue reading

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