May is American Stroke Awareness Month and health care providers across the country are taking this opportunity to raise awareness about this important cardiovascular concern. Dr. Robert Danz is a dentist in Hudson, NY that has his own way of promoting heart health. Gum disease treatment can actually have very positive effects on your whole body, including your heart and cardiovascular system. In fact, many people with health concerns like heart disease and diabetes have to pay extra attention to their teeth and gums. Preventative gum disease treatment is best and our office offers patients advanced management solutions. An Innovative Approach to Oral Health Advancing forms of gum disease (periodontal disease) can cause significant harm to gum tissue and bone. Bone deteriorates as a result of harmful bacteria collecting in pockets between teeth surface and surrounding gums. The ligaments and bony structures holding a tooth in place can become compromised as bacteria flourish. Traditionally, pockets of bacte ...