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Drinking Excessive Alcohol Can Lead to Long-term Gum Problems
Posted on 7/20/2019 by ROOT™ Periodontal and Implant Center
Having a drink or two on the weekend is a fairly common activity for many people, giving them a chance to unwind and socialize. Most people would not consider a beer or two or a couple glasses of wine to be too harmful, but take care to ensure that your two drinks don't become part of a larger problem. According to new research, heavy drinking can cause lasting problems to your gums. How Does Alcohol Hurt My Oral Health?We've heard about the dangers about excessive drinking, knowing that it can lead to liver failure and death. However, not everyone is aware that having a few drinks too many (defined as having ten or more per week) can lead to permanent damage to your gums. A recent study revealed that people who drink excessively are 27% more likely to have periodontal disease. Why, exactly, does alcohol cause these problems? The answer is multifold: While a glass or two of wine per week has been shown to have health benefits, having too many drinks can take its toll on your gums. Minimizing the quantity that you drink can help prevent unwanted decay and infection. Taking care to brush and floss, as well as regular dental appointments, can also help protect your teeth and gums from periodontal disease. Please give our office a call today to schedule a comprehensive exam and cleaning!...
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