Menopause occurs on average around age 50 and is defined as no periods for at least a year. The transition leading up to menopause and afterward can be a time of great distress for many women.
Oral and dental health is an often-overlooked part of a healthy pregnancy. While women often avoid seeing a dentist for treatment or a hygienist for cleanings out of concern for their growing baby, it is not only safe to be seen for regular cleanings and dental work; it is also recommended.
For decades no one had any idea that most cervical abnormalities were caused by a virus. Over the past 30 years, the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has been proven to be the primary trigger for cellular abnormalities that can lead to cervical cancer.