Encino, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/24/2014 -- Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick a cosmetic dentist in Chicago, says when patients begin to notice problems in the mouth, this usually means an oral infection may already exist and could have progressed to other parts of the body, posing even greater health risks. Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick notes many gum and mouth infections, like gingivitis and periodontal disease, are relatively painless in the beginning, misleading people to believe their mouths are healthy and free of infection. This may cause patients to avoid preventative dental care and oral exams by their dentists, allowing the bacteria to multiply and spread. However, if properly treated in the early stages of infection, the bacteria in the mouth can be reduced before it harms other parts of the body, says Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick. He notes that this is why it is very important for patients to receive regular dental check-ups at least twice each year to maintain optimum oral health.
In a recent blog post on his website, titled "Proper Dental Hygiene is Key in Preventing Oral Infections," Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick explains that many serious diseases often begin as bacteria in the mouth from oral infection, including colon cancer and heart disease. He says bacteria in the mouth can multiply and move around to plague other parts of the body.
In addition to heart disease and colon cancer, the American Academy of Periodontology lists the following as other diseases that often begin with bacteria from oral infection:
Also in his blog, Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick says chronic bad breath, puffy and bleeding gums, and loose teeth are a few signs of an infection in the mouth. He notes alcohol, a poor diet, smoking, and poor dental hygiene as some of the factors which could cause an oral infection.
While brushing, flossing, and practicing proper at-home dental care can help to prevent oral infections, it's important to visit your dentist at least twice a year for maximum preventative maintenance. Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick says his office uses the latest advanced technology for dental cleanings, as well as fluoride treatments to protect against bacteria, and scaling and root planing to remove tartar and bacteria build-up deep within the gum tissue.
Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick recommends everyone visit a qualified dentist to have regular cleanings and treatment to protect their overall health, avoid serious oral diseases, and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.
Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick uses proprietary software programs that are compulsory with procedures like CEREC. Such software is used to take photographs of the mouth cavity and the teeth and then create a 3-dimensional model. Through comparisons, the new shape of teeth will be created, which the dentist will have to achieve. The design phase is thus a key component of the entire process.
Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick is a leader in the local cosmetic dentistry community, and the dental office strives to help each of its patients improve their cosmetic appearance and restore the health of damaged or decaying teeth. Its professionals utilize advanced technology and treatment options to provide patients with the best results, and treatment plans can be customized to meet unique needs. The dental office is open during convenient hours to provide initial consultations to new patients.
The in-office whitening gel took two years to develop and features four different types of stabilizers and a hydrogen peroxide solution designed for in situ activation. Although this gel and the Take Home Kit have proven to be as effective as or more effective than competing products they are priced 30 to 50 percent less than comparable products. “New clients are surprised to see how well our products work when put up against more mainstream and expensive big name whiteners,” says Dentist Encino Dr Craig Glick DDS . “Our existing clients, on the other hand, are used to getting high quality products at an affordable price.”
About Encino Dentist Dr Craig Glick
Dentist Encino was established in 1994 and became the first full-time dental practice in the Encino community. Dentist Encino provides a full range of dental services for everyone from children to seniors, including preventive dentistry, restorative/cosmetic dentistry, ultimate smile makeovers, dental Implants, surgery, full and partial dentures, and treatment for gum disease. To better serve the needs of Encino’s growing population, Dentist Encino’s staff also speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. To learn more about Dentist Encino, visit the web site at http://www.drcraigglickdds.com/