Whitestone, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013
November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and Dr. Vito Clarizio is contributing by educating people on the correlation between gum disease and diabetes. Although anyone with periodontal disease can benefit from visiting Dr. Clarizio for laser gum treatment in Whitestone, NY, it is especially important for people with diabetes to seek gum disease treatment. Having diabetes increases the risk of developing periodontal disease, and periodontal disease may in turn worsen diabetes.
Many people with diabetes do not realize that gum disease is a complication of their condition. Diabetics are generally more susceptible to contracting infections, and they may have a higher risk of oral health problems, according to the American Diabetes Association. Unfortunately, research indicates that gum disease can also have a negative impact on the severity of diabetes. Dr. Clarizio raises awareness out of concern for the oral health and overall health of patients.
People with diabetes who control their blood-sugar levels can lower their risk of contracting periodontal disease. If a person does contract periodontal disease, early treatment can make a significant difference in preventing many harmful health complications. This is why Dr. Clarizio encourages patients to pay attention to early warning signs of periodontal disease such as bleeding or inflamed gums. Patients who do notice these signs should visit Dr. Clarizio for a minimally invasive gum disease treatment.
Dr. Clarizio is the first dentist in Queens to offer the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP). Rather than cutting and stitching, Dr. Clarizio applies a laser that only affects periodontal disease. Healthy tissue structures are left intact, which reduces pain and promotes a fast recovery. LANAP has been established as an effective means of treating periodontal disease while avoiding cutting and stitching surgery.
It is important for people with diabetes to practice good oral health habits and pay close attention to the condition of their teeth and gums. When this is not enough, patients should schedule an appointment with Dr. Clarizio for laser gum treatment in Whitestone, NY. Anyone who wants to learn more about LANAP or the health consequences of gum disease is welcome to call Dr. Clarizio's office or visit his website.
About the Doctor
Vito Clarizio, DMD is a general practice offering personalized dental care for patients in Whitestone, NY for over 20 years. Dr. Clarizio received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and is part of one percent of dental professionals providing the LANAP FDA cleared laser procedure for gum disease and periodontal treatment. Dr. Vito Clarizio is deeply committed to ongoing professional development and stays abreast of all the latest advances in dentistry by regularly attending continuing education classes. To learn more about dental services at Vito Clarizio, DMD, please visit their website at http://www.whitestonelaserdentist.com.