Alison Logee RDH - Dental Hygiene Wellness Centre - is certified to dispense the Oravital® System. Oravital® is a powerful diagnostic and treatment protocol for oral infections, including gingivitis, (sensitive or bleeding gums), periodontitis, (gum disease) and halitosis, (chronic bad breath). What is Oravital®? The Oravital® System features comprehensive microbiology diagnostics and targeted topical medication, to … Continue reading Gum disease & Bad breath
Every time I clean a child’s teeth, I hand them a mirror and ask them to show me where their gums are bleeding. I want to know that they know how to recognize gum disease. I remove a little bit of plaque from the teeth and explain, “This is what’s making your gums sick and … Continue reading Why gums bleed, in simple terminology…. a real motivator!
By Alison Logee, RDH, Ayurveda and Reiki Practitioner Bleeding, puffy gums also known as gum disease, is caused by bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria can be transferred from one mouth to another. Yes....you guessed it, from kissing. Not everyone will contract an oral bacterium in this manner because your mouth must be a “host”, … Continue reading Gum disease is contagious
Individuals living with diabetes are well aware that infections can easily occur within the body. Cuts and bruises can become infected very quickly; healing can be slow and can lead to complications and greater infection. Infections also include oral conditions such as gum and bone disease. Areas of bleeding gums are an open invitation to … Continue reading Gum disease and diabetes….there is a link.
Green tea has been a popular beverage in Asia for over 4000 years. Chinese and Japanese medicines embrace the belief that green tea consumption aids in curing disease and healing wounds. A recent study, published in the journal of periodontology, indicates that regular intake of Green tea might actually help fight against periodontal disease. Periodontal … Continue reading Green tea for healthy gums and teeth