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If you are going to have epilepsy is it usually spotted before your 30's had 2 in my teens andn ow everyday I worry I am gonna have one again l?

If you are going to have epilepsy is it usually spotted before your 30's had 2 in my teens andn ow everyday I worry I am gonna have one again l?

Getting closer: Epilepsy can begin at any age, mostly in early life & again late in life. 2 seizures which are unprovoked occurring on 2 separate days is epilepsy. However cases of epilepsy in teens can disappear, even without treatment. If you are worried, see a neurologist, have an eeg, and a good discussion afterwards. ...Read more

Dr. James Wright
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Periodontitis (Definition)

Periodontitis is a general term for an inflammatory gum disease that has caused some degree of irreversible hard and soft tissue damage. While most treatments will put the disease into remission with rigorous patient home care and there are even some new therapies that can repair some of the damage, it is a major cause of tooth lose! Best to avoid the altogether with regular ...Read more


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Could I do something about periodontitis?

Could I do something about periodontitis?

Floss! Floss! Floss!: Attempt to correct periodontal issues by flossing daily. Skipping days is like not flossing at all! don't floss to remove food, floss to clean the side walls of each tooth. If you see bleeding, then you probably need to observe how much of the tooth surface you are actually wiping clean. Toothbrushing is way overrated. If it worked you wouldn't have gum disease! have a dentist monitor efforts. ...Read more

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What is localized juvenile periodontitis?

LJP: Now called localized aggressive periodontitis - it is a form of periodontitis where the bacteria a.A. Affects the molars and incisors of juvenile aged people. ...Read more

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I think I have early periodontitis.. What should I do?

See your dentist: Potential periodontal problems can often be diagnosed and treated before becoming problematic. If you are experiencing or think you have early periodontal problems, you need to schedule an appointment with your dentist for a thorough clinical and radiographic examination to determine if and what treatment(s) may be necessary to prevent or treat the problem(s). ...Read more

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When was juvenile periodontitis discovered and by whom?

When was juvenile periodontitis discovered and by whom?

Dentist: See a dentist .... Juvenile periodontal disease, gum disease, is the early onset of oral disease and can be a precursor to other disease. Children need to be protected against gum disease and the loss of teeth by beginning proper oral care as infants. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Periodontitis?

Non-reversible Perio: Periodontitis is a general term for an inflammatory gum disease that has caused some degree of irreversible hard and soft tissue damage. While most treatments will put the disease into remission with rigorous patient home care and there are even some new therapies that can repair some of the damage, it is a major cause of tooth lose! Best to avoid the altogether with regular dental care & homecare ...Read more

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Please explain reasons why there is no pain in periodontitis?

Acute vs chronic: acute infections happen fast and produce pain usually because there is pus pressing on a nerve and there is a big immune response. Periodontitis is a chronic slow going infection that usually does not produce large amounts of pus and the immune response is different. ...Read more

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How is chronic periodontitis treated?

How is chronic periodontitis treated?

Chronic TLC: While there are many different treatments for periodontal disease, they all involve regular dental visits. Treatment could include deep cleanings, a change in oral hygiene, surgery, antibiotics and other care. Your dentist or periodontist will direct you as to which options are best for your oral health. ...Read more

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Is there toothpaste that helps treat periodontitis?

Is there toothpaste that helps treat periodontitis?

Professionals treat: Treatment of periodontitis requires a dental professional. It won't go away with toothpaste or mouthrinse. Its progression depends on your resistance to it, the amount of bacteria involved, & the aggressiveness of your particular oral flora. It is not curable, but maintainable. Other risk factors also can complicate like diabetes, smoking, immuno suppression, genetics, poor nutrition, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Reeves
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Epilepsy (Definition)

A neurological disorder where nerve cells of the brain are injured, epilepsy results in seizures that range from nearly undetectable to extremely vigorous. Epileptic seizures may occasionally result in loss of consciousness and confusion. Causes of epilepsy include genetics, head trauma, prenatal ...Read more


Dr. William Singer
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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more