Poor Oral Hygiene Habits Contribute to Gum Health Problems

It’s important to thoroughly brush your teeth each morning and night as well as effectively floss at least once each day. This basic oral hygiene regimen helps to remove plaque buildup, food debris, and sugar residue from the mouth before they can harden into bacterial tartar. If tartar does develop near the gumline can contribute… Read more »

Gum Surgery Recovery Involves Some Important Factors

Left untreated severe periodontal disease can affect your quality of life, complicated other medical conditions, and potentially lead to the loss of multiple teeth. If the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis is allowed to worsen into a chronic case of severe periodontitis, oral surgery might be the only effective means of intervention. Treatments like gingival flap,… Read more »

Prevent Periodontal Disease From Worsening With Early Treatment

Periodontal disease is the formal medical term for gum disease. It’s an inflammation of the gums brought on by a bacterial infection and exists in about half of all American adults over the age of 30. Many times, periodontal disease goes unnoticed for a long time because patients don’t experience any pain during the early… Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Dental Implants

If you are wondering about dental implants, how they work, and whether they are right for you, we can answer all of these questions and more! Our team has provided answers to common questions about dental implants, and we invite you to review the information below. What is a dental implant? A dental implant is… Read more »

These Products Treat Gum Disease

Once upon a time, a prince named Charming went to awaken his sleeping love with a kiss, but his smelly breath woke her up first. There are numerous reasons for smelly breath, and one of them is gum disease, a grave disorder affecting the teeth and gums. Gum disease is very prevalent in the United… Read more »

What You Should Know About Deep Cleaning

Deep cleaning, which is also called scaling and root planing, may be recommended to those who have gum disease. This procedure helps treat gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease. Healthy gums fit snugly around the teeth, but those with periodontal disease have gums that are separating from the teeth. This causes periodontal… Read more »

Smart Smile Basics: Symptoms of Gum Disease

Are you aware of the symptoms of gum disease? Did you know that gum disease can take place over many years and can often go untreated for long bouts of time? It’s true, so always take the time to carefully inspect your teeth to notice if you see any signs of gum disease. Gum disease,… Read more »

Treatment and Prevention for Oral Thrush

What do you know about oral thrush? This is a condition in which white lesions accumulate along the inside of your cheeks and tongue, sometimes even spreading other areas of the mouth. This is due to a fungus called candida. You may also have inflammation that may hinder comfortable eating experiences. If the lesions are… Read more »

Using Laser Periodontal Therapy to Treat Gum Disease

Here at , we believe in using the best cutting-edge technology to treat your gum disease. That’s why Dr. is trained in laser periodontal therapy. As you may have already experienced, periodontitis may result in gum recession – that is, a condition in which your gums recede from your teeth, exposing some of the tooth’s… Read more »

Periodically Replace Your Toothbrush for Healthy Gums

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice each day. Along with flossing at least once, this forms the foundation of an effective daily oral hygiene routine. Without consistency in both these measures residual food particles and plaque can harden into tartar. This can increasingly put your mouth at risk for cavities… Read more »