The following website links contain helpful information and pictures. Just click on the links below to go to the website page that is described.

DryMouth.Info
Drymouth.info provides information about:

(1) What Causes Dry Mouth,
(2) What happens when your mouth feels dry,
(3) How you diagnose dry mouth conditions and
(4) What are some treatments for drymouth.
http://www.drymouth.info

Links from The American Academy of Periodontology :

Gum Disease
This section covers the types and causes of periodontal disease. It includes illustrations and possible treatments.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/gum-disease.htm

Frequently Asked Questions
This link contains “Frequently Asked Questions” covering general periodontal questions, periodontal procedures, and how periodontal disease affects general health.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/faq.htm

Possible Medical Complications
This link covers how periodontal disease can adversely affect your general health.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/other-diseases

Periodontal Disease And Systemic Health
Comprehensive list of the possible factors that can increase your risk for periodontal disease.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/risk-factors

Women & Periodontal Disease
This link contains information to help women avoid periodontal (gum) disease and protect their oral health.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/women.htm

Gum Disease & Diabetes
This link contains information on how diabetes increases periodontal disease and how periodontal disease can also increase diabetes.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/diabetes.htm

Family Member Transmission
This link describes how periodontal disease can be passed from parents to children and between husbands and wives.
http://www.perio.org/node/224

Periodontal Procedures
This link describes periodontal procedures such as dental implants, scaling & root planing, crown lengthening, regeneration, tissue grafts, and dental laser surgery.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/treatments_procedures

Dental Implants: Teeth that Look and Feel Like Your Own
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots (posts) placed into your jawbone. Crowns, bridges or dentures are then anchored to these. This link describes the process and benefits of dental implants.
http://www.perio.org/consumer/dental-implants

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