The Importance of Measuring Gum Pockets
added on: May 8, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

The process of measuring gum pockets, also known as periodontal charting, is pretty simple and should be painless as long as there is no infection. At our dental office in Calgary, when we do a periodontal charting, you’ll hear us call out several numbers as we gently poke along the… Read More…

The Oral Health Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco
added on: April 20, 2017
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and while many people know the risks associated with smoking tobacco, the team at our dental office in Calgary wants to make sure our patients and neighbors know that just because smokeless tobacco is, well, smokeless, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its… Read More…

Are Gum Disease and Dementia Related?
added on: November 7, 2016
Calgary - Dr. Gerard Charanduk

According to a recent study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, there is a chance people with poor oral hygiene or elevated gum (or periodontal) disease could possibly be at greater risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At my Calgary dental office, we always stress the importance of keeping… Read More…