Blog - Gum (periodontal) disease

  • Periodontal disease and Erectile Dysfunction? Seems crazy, but just maybe connected!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: September 18, 2009

    Wow – this one even surprised me!  Check out this summary of a recent study from the Journal of Sexual Medicine: Erectile dysfunction might be associated with chronic periodontal disease: two ends of the cardiovascular spectrum. Zadik Y, Bechor R, Galor S, Justo D, Heruti RJ. Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Medical Corps, […]

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  • Laser dentistry in Charlotte

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: August 11, 2009

    Despite the solid research and years of terrific results that accompany the PerioLase MVP-7 dental laser in treating moderate-to-severe periodontal (gum) disease, it is amazing to me how slowly it is still catching on.  I’m heading to Cerritos, CA on Wed., August 12th to attend the 3 days of Boot Camp, otherwise known as 3 […]

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  • Baby Boomers – get your teeth fixed before you retire when you still have dental insurance and flex plans to help pay

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: May 6, 2009

    With more and more Baby Boomers approaching or entering retirement, an issue often not considered is their dental health.  I think it is actually an important topic to discuss, even more so in today’s economy. Will You Have Dental Insurance After Retirement? Many Baby Boomers – my parents included – have put retirement on hold, […]

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