Gum Disease and Other Diseases

Gum Disease and Other Systemic Diseases Several studies have shown a link between periodontal disease and other systemic diseases. While a causal relationship has not been conclusively established, research suggest that periodontal disease may contribute to the progression of other diseases. Diabetes People with diabetes are more likely to have periodontal disease than people without […]

Gum Disease Risk Factors

There are a variety of risk factors that may contribute to the development and/or progression of periodontal disease. It’s important to talk with your periodontist about any potential risk factors so he or she can adequately classify your disease and establish the right treatment plan. Age Studies indicate that older people have the highest rates […]

Gum Disease Information

Gum disease is often silent, meaning symptoms may not appear until the advanced stages. However, warning signs of gum disease include the following: Red, swollen, or tender gums or other pain in your mouth Bleeding while brushing, flossing, or eating hard food Gums that are receding or pulling away from the teeth, causing the teeth […]

2020 study links Periodontitis and COVID-19 complications

American Academy of Periodontology

2020 study links Periodontitis and COVID-19 complications From the American Academy of Periodontology website: “Systemic inflammation is not only a symptom of COVID-19, but can also be a symptom of periodontal disease, or gum disease. Noticing this similarity, new research published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology found that gum disease is linked to severe COVID-19-related […]

CharlottePerio COVID Statement

Your Safety Is Our #1 Priority. We know you might be wondering if it’s safe to visit our practice. While many things have changed recently, one thing remains the same — our commitment to your safety!

Interest-Free Financing Available

Financial Arrangements We understand that every person’s financial situation is different.  For this reason, we are happy to provide a variety of payment options to help you receive the periodontal care needed to enjoy a healthy mouth and confident smile. These options include deferred interest plans administered through Wells Fargo Health Advantage and Care Credit. Dental Insurance […]

Virtual Consultations Available

Pretreatment virtual consultations may be available for certain therapies for both new and existing patients. Please call our office with any questions regarding your appointment or dental needs. 


Our patients, team members, and their families are the center of all we do as a practice. CharlottePerio is closely monitoring guidelines from the CDC and ADA and is committed to keeping people safe and healthy. At this time, our office is open following the guidelines from the NC State Board and American Dental Association. […]

Should You Continue To Floss?

In recent news, the value of flossing has been called into question. However, the American Academy of Periodontology has made it clear that everyone should continue flossing their teeth daily. In a statement issued on August 2, 2016, the AAP said: “The American Academy of Periodontology recommends daily flossing as one part of a regular […]

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