[Question] ||| "Is there a link between gum disease and other diseases or bodily ailments?"
[Answer] ||| "Scientific American has devoted an entire issue to the studies linking Gum Disease to various health problems, like arthritis, heart disease, and various forms of cancer. We need to remember that virtually everything that enters the body does so through the mouth!"
[ABOUT THE EXPERT] ||| Dr. Steven Morales, D.D.S. | Kokopelli Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Steven Morales, a San Francisco native, is a graduate of the UCLA School of Dentistry and the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and is licensed in both California and Arizona. Dr. Morales moved to Arizona earlier this decade after a 10-year career practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dr. Morales' wife, Dr. Sylvia Jimenez, D.D.S., is also part of the Kokopelli team and is a graduate of UCSF. Both doctors reside in Ahwatukee with their three boys
ADDRESS: 1327 E. Chandler Blvd. #105Phoenix, AZ 85048PHONE: (480) 283-0733ONLINE: http://www.kokosmile.com
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