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Fight Gum Disease, Stay Healthy with Downtown Denver’s Dr. Radz

Gum disease is a ruthless offender. This bacterial infection of the gums attacks healthy tissue with the goal of destroying the bonds that hold teeth and gums together. It also impacts overall health, putting you at risk for serious whole-body complications, including heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, dementia, diabetes complications, and more.

At the Downtown Denver office of dentist, lecturer, and author Dr. Gary Radz, we’ll work with you to keep gum disease at bay. By focusing on prevention and providing non-invasive therapies to combat gum disease, Dr. Radz improves overall health and wellbeing. […]

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Advice from Your Denver Dentist: Foods to Feed Your Smile

Watch what you put in your mouth. The foods you eat affect whole-body health and weight issues, but they also impact your risk for develop gum disease, tooth decay, and sensitive teeth – and even oral cancer.

Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss for American adults and has been linked to increased potential for heart attack, stroke, diabetes complications, and a list of health problems.
Cavities ruin teeth. Also called dental caries, tooth decay is the second most common health disorder next to the common cold.
Sensitive teeth are painful. It’s not surprising that people with sensitive teeth don’t brush regularly – because it hurts.

For a good smile, stay away from bad foods, and it won’t get ugly… […]

Colorado Oral Health: Are You Smiling?

Kids’ Oral Health

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment tells us that in our state, kids miss nearly eight million hours of school each year because of oral pain.
It’s not surprising when you consider the most prevalent childhood disease in America is dental caries, or tooth decay.

Adults’ Oral Health

Only ten percent of Americans have never had a cavity.
One out of three Americans didn’t visit the dentist last year.
Gum disease can lead to many overall health problems, including but not limited to: Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, stroke, heart attack, respiratory problems, osteoporosis, low-weight births, diabetes complications.
Oral cancer claims nearly eight thousand American lives annually, and most patients don’t live past five years. Early detection and treatment shows an 80% better survival rate. More men than women have oral cancer.
Fifty million Americans have no teeth.
Seventy percent of tooth loss is caused by gum disease.
When a missing tooth isn’t replaced, up to 20% of surrounding teeth will be lost within eight years.
Twenty-five million Americans avoid the dentist because of phobia, stress, or anxiety. […]