If someone you know has a problem with alcohol, there are four keys reasons why they may need special dental care and treatment for any long-standing periodontal disease (gum disease):
Because infectious oral bacteria travel through your blood stream, fostering inflammation throughout the body, treatment of gum disease will lower the risks of developing other health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain immune system disorders. Studies have demonstrated that when gum health is restored to normal, other disease conditions improve drastically.
Does your loved one or family member complain of having pink, red, puffy, or bleeding gum tissue? Have they noticed their gum tissue pulling away from the base of some teeth? Has it been over six months since they had a professional dental cleaning and their gum tissue examined?
Dr. Jamie Alexander and his compassionate team in Boynton Beach, FL specialize in treating patients with alcohol and substance use disorders. You can expect Dr. Alexander and his team to expertly evaluate their periodontal health and recommend an effective treatment, as well as provide any other counsel they may need. You can learn more about our specialty services at our other website, RecoveryDentist.com. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please give us a call at 561-732-8877.