Month: <span>April 2017</span> - Southfield Periodontist - Joseph R. Nemeth, DDS & Associates

Month: April 2017

ARE YOU ADDICTED TO SUGAR?

SUGAR ADDICTION   Most of us love sugar. We can eat it any time, any place and in just about anything.  We don’t have a sweet tooth; we have a sweet arm or leg. We know it’s not healthy or good for us but we just can’t help ourselves. We swear that starting tomorrow we…

The Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection of the gums that can affect 50 percent of the adult population and, in most cases, it is a sign of a bacterial and parasitic oral infection. Below are some of the characteristics of each of the stages of gum disease. Healthy Gums: The gums are pink The edge of…

APRIL IS ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

  SYMPTOMS OF ORAL CANCER   There are several things to look for so performing a monthly self-check can mean an earlier diagnosis with a better outcome. Using a bright light and mirror, be sure to remove any dentures. Look and feel inside your lips and the front of your gums. Tilt back your head…