Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled toothbrush. It is optimal to... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis in men, women, and children.... Read more »

Why You May Need to Visit the Periodontist

A periodontist can play a significant role in your oral health if you are struggling with any periodontal issues. Periodontists undergo another three years of dental school in order to receive training in periodontal care. You can visit a periodontist for gum treatments such as cosmetic procedures, gum disease care, dental implants and more. While… Read more »

Timely Treatment Can Prevent the Progression of Gingivitis

Gingivitis is the initial development of gum disease, and while it is a serious oral condition, it is also very common. You can recognize signs of gingivitis such as tooth sensitivity, chronic bad breath and gums that are inflamed and swollen. We encourage you to speak with Dr. if you suspect you have gum disease…. Read more »

Did You Know Dental Implants Can Do This?

Losing your natural teeth can greatly affect your smile, but many patients effectively repair their smiles by choosing to receive dental implants for full tooth replacement. Not only are dental implants very durable, they bond with the jawbone to have the stability of natural teeth and keep your smile strong and stable. Below we have… Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing is a beneficial treatment your dentist, Dr. , offers to help restore your oral health. It is conventional periodontal therapy that is a deep and thorough cleaning of the roots of the teeth. It involves the removal of dental plaque and tartar from your smile. If you have questions about scaling… Read more »

Avoiding Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease could be avoided? Well, it’s true! Gum disease is a serious condition that can affect your teeth and gums causing deteriorating damage. That is why it is important to avoid gum disease at all costs. Our dentist, Dr. with in , , cares for your oral health, and is… Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Habits Linked to Periodontal Disease

The American Dental Association advises everyone to brush their teeth twice each day with a quality toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. This should then be followed up by thoroughly flossing between each of your teeth and along the gumline at least once each day. Make sure to also clean the area behind each of your molars…. Read more »

What Treatments Are Available for Gum Disease?

If you suffer from gum disease, then it’s important to treat it as soon as possible. This is because gum disease is one of the most serious and dangerous dental issues in the world today. In fact, it can result in loose and lost teeth if it’s left untreated. There are two stages of gum… Read more »

What is a Bone Graft?

If you are looking to replace one or more missing teeth with a dental implant, odds are your periodontist will check the density of your jaw bone before beginning your treatment. When teeth are missing from your smile, the lack of support from the tooth’s roots causes the bone underneath to deteriorate. In order for… Read more »