Here at Thomas Braun D.D.S., we assist patients with periodontal disease so that it does not worsen. We serve patients in Crest Hill, Illinois and the surrounding communities.

Although periodontal disease is very common in adults, it can lead to much worse health issues. The inflammatory bacteria that enters your bloodstream will begin to travel throughout your body. Research has been show to link this process to a number of serious medical conditions. It is important to treat periodontal disease quickly so that you avoid the bad bacteria in your bloodstream.

Periodontal disease leads to inflammation of the gums. This inflammatory bacteria then enters your bloodstream and travels throughout your body. Researchers have linked this process to a number of serious medical conditions. It is important to treat periodontal disease as quickly as possible to avoid the release of bacteria into your bloodstream.

Periodontal disease has been noticed in the medical community and is no longer though to just be a dental issue. Research has shown a correlation between periodontal disease and many serious medical problems.

Some patients are at higher risk for periodontal disease. If your family has a history of any of the following diseases, we suggest that you make an appointment immediately with your dentist, and also bring this fact to their attention. Some of these are heart disease, heart attack, stroke, premature childbirth, diabetes, and respiratory disease,

Our staff is always available to answer any of your questions. If you or a loved one things that they may be suffering from periodontal disease, it is important that you book an appointment immediately. Although periodontal disease is common and can be treated easily, it can end up being very harmful if you leave it too long untreated.

If you have any questions regarding periodontal disease or the medical consequences it can bring, contact us today at 815-744-7175.