Gum Disease Can Ruin More than Just Your Smile

Sanda Moldovan, DDS, MS, CNS - Guest Bio
Sanda MoldovanDr. Sanda Moldovan is passionate about empowering her patients to live a healthier life. As a periodontist and nutritionist, she teaches her patients that the mouth is a window into their health. Dr. Sanda is able to identify a number of health issues, which originate in the mouth and manifest inwardly and outwardly. She provides her patients with a systematic approach using the latest technology and up to date information available. For almost a decade, Dr. Sanda has been in demand as a frequent lecturer on dental implants at the UCLA School of Dentistry. She is consistent in staying on top of the latest research and technology available in her field such as laser techniques, bone regeneration, and nutritional support.

After graduating from the Ohio State University School of Dentistry, she continued her studies at UCLA's Post Graduate Periodontics Department, where she also received a Masters of Science in Oral Biology. Dr. Sanda is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology and a member of Laser Dentistry and American College of Nutrition. With her appearances on numerous television shows, which include the Emmy-winning syndicated talk show, The Doctors, Dr. Sanda creates awareness for bridging the gap between medicine and dentistry. She contributes to several publications, such as The Wellbeing Journal, VIV Magazine, California Women's Magazine, and Healthy Healing Magazine.
  • Topic Info:Dirty Mouth? Clean it up!

    As much as you probably don't want to believe it, your mouth is filled with bacteria.

    Periodontal diseases range from gum inflammation (often categorized as Gingivitis) to serious gum disease that can result in permanent damage, destroying the bones, gums and connective tissue that support the teeth. 

    Periodontist and nutritionist, Dr. Sanda Moldovan, DDS, MS, CNS, explains the risk factors of gum disease and who is most prone to develop the disease. She also offers tips on prevention, treatment and how to know if you have periodontal disease.
  • Host:Melanie Cole, MS