New York Dental Practice Discusses the Importance of Oral Health

Dr. William P. Caldon, D.M.D., co-owner of Plattsburgh’s High Peaks Dental, shares the surprising ways gum disease can affect overall health and wellness.

Plattsburgh, NY — April 11, 2016 — Renowned Plattsburgh dentist Dr. William Caldon published a new blog post entitled “4 Surprising Reasons to Care about Oral Health.” In the post, he shares medical research showing the links between oral health and heart disease, strokes, infertility and diabetes.

William CaldonSays Caldon, “For most of us, dental care is important because we want white teeth and a pretty smile, but there is more to oral health than meets the eye. Medical research consistently shows a link between your oral health and your overall health in many areas. There are four surprising reasons to prioritize your oral health. Unhealthy gums are linked to an unhealthy heart, can lower fertility and cause pregnancy problems, worsen diabetes and make you miss the early signs of oral cancer.”

Dr. Caldon has been a co-owner of High Peaks Dental since 1996 after serving in the

United States Air Force for 20 years and retiring as a Colonel. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville and his Bachelor’s from Thomas More College. In 2013, USA Today featured Caldon as one of America’s Premier Dentists.

The entire article can be found here

About High Peaks Dental:

Specializing in patient comfort, High Peaks Dental is the premier dental practice in Plattsburgh and northern New York regions. Owned by Dr. Michael O’Connor, D.D.S. and Dr. William Caldon, D.M.D., the practice has been making patients smile since 1978. With state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, the practice offers the highest quality care and level of service available. High Peaks Dental has been featured across numerous media outlets including NBC, ABC, CBS, Reuters, FOX, and USA Today.

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