Dr. Michael Stypula Raises Awareness of the Link Between Heart Disease and Gum Disease in Pittsburgh, PA

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Continuing to honor American Heart Month, periodontist Michael Stypula, D.D.S., M.D.S., tutors his patients on the symptoms of gum disease. Dr. Stypula knows that oral health is strongly linked to heart health, so he helps his patients fight periodontal disease with advanced gum surgery in Pittsburgh, PA.

Dr. Michael C. Stypula is a periodontist in Pittsburgh, PA

Dr. Michael C. Stypula of Pittsburgh, PA raises awareness of gum disease and heart disease.

Continuing to honor American Heart Month, periodontist Michael Stypula, D.D.S., M.D.S. devotes his efforts to teaching patients about the warning signs and symptoms of gum disease. Dr. Stypula shows his patients how to decrease risk of heart disease and stroke by combating gum disease. With advanced techniques in gum surgery in Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. Stypula can treat periodontal disease and help his patients enjoy improved oral health that contributes to better heart health. Untreated gum disease increases the risks of heart disease, stroke, and other health complications by harboring bacteria in the gum tissue that can then to travel, via the patient's bloodstream, to the heart and other organs.

Patients who are armed with a thorough knowledge of the symptoms of gum disease are better able to avoid the risks of the condition advancing and wreaking further havoc in the mouth and beyond. Some of the warning signs include:

  •     Tender, irritable gums
  •     Swollen and reddish gums
  •     Bleeding when brushing or flossing
  •     Persistent bad taste or breath odor

When Dr. Stypula sees advanced periodontal disease in a patient, he explains the options that are available for gum surgery in Pittsburgh, PA. Many people are surprised to learn that the doctor has tools and techniques to perform thorough and effective treatment for advanced gum disease in as little as one visit with minimal discomfort and little bleeding. His patients enjoy improved oral health, free of the bacteria that accumulate under the gums, which can also improve heart health by eliminating one of the potential causes of heart disease.

To learn more about the symptoms of gum disease visit the web at http://www.pittsburgh-periodontist.com. For more details about how Dr. Stypula uses advanced gum surgery in Pittsburgh, PA to treat the oral infection that puts your heart at increased risk, call his office at (412) 348-8833.

About the Doctor

Dr. Michael Stypula is a periodontist offering patients personalized dental care in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Michael Stypula graduated from St. Bonaventure University and received a BS in Biology. He then attended Temple University School of Dentistry, where he was awarded his Doctor of Dental Science (D.D.S.) degree. At the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine Dr. Stypula received his training in periodontics and implants and earned his degree of M.D.S. Dr. Stypula is part of one percent of dental professionals providing the LANAP® FDA cleared laser procedure for gum disease treatment. His practice is dedicated to oral health. To learn more about their dental services, please visit http://www.pittsburgh-periodontist.com and call (412) 348-8833.

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