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 »

To Prevent Gum Disease, Brush and Floss

If you want a healthy mouth, you must take care of your gums. We normally talk about brushing and flossing for healthy teeth–but they are also a key to preventing gum disease. Periodontal disease (gum disease) is caused by a buildup of plaque on teeth. Plaque is a sticky film made of living bacteria. The… Read more »

Gum Disease May Affect More Than the Mouth

Would you brush your teeth more carefully if you knew it would shield you from heart disease? Would you floss more carefully if you knew that it would defend you from kidney failure? Think it or not, there is some evidence that periodontal disease affects the remainder of your body outside of your mouth, including… Read more »

The Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

Are you over 30-years-old? Do you go to the dentist infrequently? Chances are that you may be a candidate for a type of gum disease. Also known as periodontal disease, you may not even know you have it because it can be painless. Gum disease is caused by an infection in the gums following a… Read more »